Popular Recreation characteristics and the reasons why

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why was there a characteristic of...Courtly and Popular
because... there was a 2 class society based on feudal system, activities were exclusive to each class such as tennis for UC and football for LC
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why was there a characteristic of...Cruel and Violent
because... it reflected the harshness of life in the 18th century (brutal)
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why was there a characteristic of...Simple unwritten rules
because... there was widespread illiteracy throughout the LC
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why was there a characteristic of... Occasional
because of... seasonal time and free time for recreation on Holy Days (wakes and fares)
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why was there a characteristic of...Local
because of...limited transport and communication
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why was there a characteristic of...Rural
because of the...agricultural lifestyle and village life
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why was there a characteristic of...Simple and Natural
because of the...lack of technology or purpose built facilities and natural environment was used for recreation
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why was there a characteristic of...Wagering
because of the...UC: status for the rich LC: rags to riches
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why was there a characteristic of...Occupational
because...work often became the basis of sport (pedestrianism)
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why was there a characteristic of...Cruel and Violent

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because... it reflected the harshness of life in the 18th century (brutal)

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why was there a characteristic of...Simple unwritten rules

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why was there a characteristic of... Occasional

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why was there a characteristic of...Local

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