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The Gaelic Maundeville (Author: John Maundeville)

paragraph 23

And the Emperor of Constantinople hath a splendid palace, and a place built on vaults supported by marble pillars, wherein is the Emperor with his kings and his lords seeing the jousting and the assembly, and sollers under them wherein are their horses; and not a single man can go near themselves or their horses, save those whom they themselves desire.