Last Eglinton Tournament The Earl doing Battle for his Lady Lord Eglinton Lord Lieutenant of Ireland is the knight in shining armour and delivers a snub to a Cardinal of the Catholic Church The Cardinal is seated on a rather small and worriedlooking ass and is readily identifiable by the cross keys symbol as well as by his dress The story goes that Lord Eglinton had heard that the Cardinal attending a dinner had proposed a toast to the sovereign This turned out not to be Queen Victoria but the Pope When the Mayor of Dublin later proposed a banquet not only did Eglinton not attend but many of his friends stayed at home also to avoid dining with the Cardinal Eglinton is shown in heraldic armour because in he had staged a medieval tournament which although it drew some visitors was subjected to both bad weather and inevitable derision From Punch or the London Charivari September
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