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Evidence for Double Fox and Geese

1 pieces of evidence found.

Id DLP.Evidence.1810
Type Contemporary text
Location England
Date 1681-01-01 - 1681-12-31
Rules Played on a Fox and Geese board with twice as many holes as the standard game. One player plays as two foxes, the other as thirty geese.
Content "England: Double fox and geese (R. Holme 1681, 168). 'There is another sort of board called the double fox and geese, it has twice as many holes as this (Fig. 47), in which is played two foxes and thirty geese." Murray 1951: 104.
Confidence 100
Source Murray, H.J.R. 1951. A History of Board-Games Other Than Chess. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

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