Tournament Galleries

The Linkspages at

Jousts and Tournaments: Charny and Chivalric Sport in 14th Century France The Book of the Tournament Tournaments: Jousts, Chivalry and Pageants in the Middle Ages Knights at Tournament Tournament The Medieval Tournament

The gallery is a sort of structure, usually raised and covered, where spectators would watch the tournament – usually notable spectators, like the tournament's sponsor, honorees, ladies, or marshalls. (The Middle English term seems to be “scaffold.”)

See these links for ideas on constructing temporary structures made to resemble galleries.