The cultural legacy and medieval games

DICE: These were made from bone and found in Rushen Abbey. BELOW: A gaming board found in the island.

DICE: These were made from bone and found in Rushen Abbey. BELOW: A gaming board found in the island.

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This week, iomtoday takes a closer look at ‘the cultural legacy’ of the Forgotten Kingdom and with the Isle of Man’s gaming sector booming, read on to it is amazing to see how gaming has long been part of our past.

For 300 years, Man and the Isles had been a united kingdom of maritime stepping stones with wealthy trading and political influence.

By 1300 the political links between all of the islands had been broken and the people had to find their own future without direct Scandinavian influence.

 

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