Winchester Legends - Netflix

Spanning the globe, from Africa to Texas, each and every week Winchester Legends brings you a unequaled and exciting hunting adventure. Join hosts Bob Foulkrod, Steve Farris, Melissa Bachman and Allen Treadwell as they venture near and far in search of the hunting world's most sought after trophies. With each bringing their unique skills to the challenges of hunting everything from the formidable African Cape Buffalo to the gigantic Texas whitetail, the elusive American Plains coyote to the majestic Mexican Desert Sheep, these seasoned hunter's experience, wits, and wills will be put to the ultimate test. Drawing from the spirit and tradition of hunting's storied history, with a focus on passing down knowledge from one generation to the next, Winchester Legends is a showcase for the lifestyle and the responsibility we all share that allows for the enjoyment of this great sport called hunting.

Winchester Legends - Netflix

Type: Reality

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2009-11-12

Winchester Legends - Round Table - Netflix

The Round Table is King Arthur's famed table in the Arthurian legend, around which he and his knights congregate. As its name suggests, it has no head, implying that everyone who sits there has equal status. The table was first described in 1155 by Wace, who relied on previous depictions of Arthur's fabulous retinue. The symbolism of the Round Table developed over time; by the close of the 12th century it had come to represent the chivalric order associated with Arthur's court, the Knights of the Round Table.

Winchester Legends - Winchester Round Table - Netflix

The artifact known as the “Winchester Round Table”, a large tabletop hanging in Winchester Castle bearing the names of various knights of Arthur's court, was probably created for a Round Table tournament. The current paintwork is late; it was done by order of Henry VIII of England for Holy Roman Emperor Charles V's 1522 state visit, and depicts Henry himself sitting in Arthur's seat above a Tudor rose. The table itself is considerably older; dendrochronology calculates the date of construction to 1250–1280—during the reign of Edward I—using timber from store felled over a period of years. Edward was an Arthurian enthusiast who attended at least five Round Tables and hosted one himself in 1299, which may have been the occasion for the creation of the Winchester Round Table. Martin Biddle, from an examination of Edward's financial accounts, links it instead with a tournament Edward held near Winchester on April 20, 1290, to mark the betrothal of one of his daughters.

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