Sir Kenelm Digby’s Honour Maintained

by a most courageous Combat which he fought with the Lord Mount le Ros who by base and slanderous words reviled our King. Digby is on the left we assume. Duelling was outlawed in France and attracted the death penalty, but our hero was pardoned on condition he leave the country. Stirring stuff!

 

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