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I remember learning that a member of the 2nd Estate was notably present at the Tennis Court Oath (though I realize there might have been more than one).

Does anyone know who that might have been?

Also, on a side note, is it true that the location was actually a handball court?

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Welcome to the site. Some context would help this question a lot. – Tom Au May 1 '13 at 22:43
The Tennis Court was an indoor tennis court, and thus most likely played with rules for Royal Tennis, a variant different from the lawn tennis we are familiar with today. From David's sketch, it certainly looks as though hand ball could have been played there. – Pieter Geerkens May 7 '13 at 4:59
Update: While studying for AP Euro I realized which member of the 2nd Estate I was talking about in this question: Count Mirabeau. While it's possible that Lafayette was there as well, Mirabeau is the noble whom I learned was notably present at the Tennis Court Oath. – Rasputin May 18 '13 at 17:06
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One noble present at the Tennis Court Oath was the Marquis de Lafayette. He had been schooled in the American Revolution, and was about to embark on the French Revolution.

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Sorry about that - I meant the 2nd Estate. Thanks for the response! – Rasputin May 1 '13 at 22:48
Do you have sources for this answer? – American Luke May 2 '13 at 0:15
@Luke: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Constituent_Assembly. Here is a "modern" source. But I actually learned this fact reading about Lafayette in grade school. – Tom Au May 2 '13 at 0:34

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