In the fray
Prince Alphonso is clearly out of his depth. The risk of injury to the horse is more or less as lethal to the rider. While they are not wearing armour, which had not yet been developed in the early thirteenth century, the weight of the chain mail must still have been significant enough to make it difficult for a boy to stand and run if he came off his horse.
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I’m a program manager and academic at an Australian University.
I’m a teacher and researcher in the field of networked media with a particular interest in interactive, participatory and online forms of documentary. I have also engaged as an artist, writer, editor and producer of programmed and networked texts.
My new project is mayor, a graphic novel set in thirteenth century Spain: http://geniwate.com/?p=5880
I recently started a freelance business called Virtually English. I’m a content strategist and producer (across all forms of web media and SEO), I teach English as a foreign language, and I do academic editing for uni students and academics.