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From the Court of Arthur and the Round Table to Ivanhoe, from fire-breathing Dragons to Damsels in distress, No, not really, The life and times of a Knight during the Middle Ages. It's not so romantic as you have been lead to believe.

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The English Knight The word knight derives from Old English cniht, meaning page boy, or servant. Possibly evolving partly from the Anglo-Saxon Huscarls. Like the fiersome English Huscarls they were truly a formidable warrior, combining an ethos of loyalty to the country with hardened physical and m…
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"The Discovery of King Arthur" In "The Discovery of King Arthur", historian Geoffrey Ashe argues very convincingly that the arthurian legends are ultimately based on a British leader who probably held sway from 455-470 A.D. and is known in historical documents as Riothomus. This was probably some…
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The duties of the Knight come from their relationship with Lords and Peasants. A knight is the lowest level of the nobility in the European Feudal system. A knight swears fealty to a more powerful lord (becoming his vassal), who swears fealty to an even higher lord, etc. The knight and his men-at-ar…
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the reason why people became knights was to: 1. protect the king and help other in need 2. win battles for the king and make your kingdom stronger 3. to kind of guide people not to go out of control
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they are knigted by the king or queen   The business of being a knight today is very much different than in the days of chivalry. In the far distant past it was to elevate a man to the nobility.In the modern era, being made a Sir is usually related to having had a successful career in busines…
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The word knight derives from Old English (Anglo-Saxon) cniht, meaning page boy or servant, which in turn was likely derived from German Knecht, which also meant boy or servant. The first knights were cavaliers (men who fought on horseback) sworn (by an oath called fealty) to the personal service of …
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Women can also receive the accolade of knighthood. They are called Dames and are addressed as Dame so-and-so. I'm not sure if one would be, for instance, Dame so-and-so, Dame of the Bath or Dame so-and-so, Knight of the Bath but the honor is the same.Michael Montagne
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According to legend they were the greatest champions of chivalry and the personal companions of King Arthur. There were 150 of them.The Knights of the Round Table were people in the legends about King Arthur. They were highest honored knights in the kingdom, and lived in King Arthur's personal cast…
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Middle age knights were controlled by the feudal system. All of their life was controlled and the knights Templar was also formed in the Middle Ages. The members of the orders of Religious knights were both monks and knights and they took vows of chastity, poverty, and obedience as well as to protec…
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the original fianna were legendary warriors who fought to protect Ireland from various invaders, witches, demons etc. led by the great Fionn Mac Cumhail, and including the saga of Diarmuid and Gr�inne. they ended after the return from tir na n�g (the land of youth), after many centuries, of Ois…
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English knight drank beer in Ireland
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The normal way of becoming a knight was to enter the service of a knight, usually around age 8. Boys of noble birth would be entrusted to the foster-care of another knight; they wouldn't usually do their training at home. As a page, the boys would learn some basic sword skills, but a large portion o…
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Knights (the real ones - not the ones in fantasy novels) used a system of apprenticeship just like tradesmen and artisans. A young man or boy would act as a 'page' and later a 'squire' after he was selected by the knight or assigned to him by his order. The young man usually had to be of noble birt…
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Answer Its not that men seem uncaring through loss and grief, it is because they find it hard to express their emotions compared to women. Another view: That is because men are told all of their lives that they are weak if they show emotions. Parents should never teach their sons that being emo…
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There were many different kinds of knights, and the importance of religion varied according to they kind they were and the inclinations of their persons. There were religious orders of knights, such as the Knights Templar, who were armored monks. They answered to a religious hierarchy, took vows of…
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The glamourisation of knighthood has been a steady progressive trend since the first 'tales of King Arthur', and the recognition of this fact has led many to believe the 'lashback' that there were -no- virtuous knights, and that there was no Cult of Courtly Love or Cult of Chivalry. In simple answ…
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He is MARRIED!!!!Some men and women like to throw out bait to many peeople. Quite likely, this man has got many women hes interested in and he too busy for you. I would not bother.  Most men (who really should still be called boys) enjoy the chase much more than the catch. Once they have you t…
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A Knight's main responsibility was to protect the manor on which he resides, and protect the Lord and Lady of the Manor.
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The sports of medieval Europe were less-well-organized than those of classical antiquity. Fairs and seasonal festivals were occasions for men to lift stones or sacks of grain and for women to run smock races (for a smock, not in one). The favourite sport of the peasantry was folk football, a wild no…
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Mostly chivalrous behavior toward women during the middle ages was from the knights. Some examples? Well one thing in the knights code of honor (I don't think that's actually it's name but it's close enough) In other words their list of rules was that if they ever heard a woman cry for help they wer…
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Chivalry is a code (religious, moral and ethical) that knights in the medieval times had to follow. Knights had to risk their lives and make sacrifices to help other people. In the east, a similar system was followed by the Samarai.
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During the Early Middle Ages (476-1000), clothing tended to be simple and somber for nearly everyone. And this trend continued for peasants for the whole period. The cut of the clothing was derived from that of ancient Rome, with tunics predominating, though in northern areas, people wore breeches, …
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None whatsoever. The Knights Of Columbus are a Catholic public service organization, and entirely above board. The KKK was functionally a terrorist group that in fact persecuted Catholics.You may be thinking of The Knights of the White Camelia.Update: There IS a connection between the two groups: in…
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1st Answer This was a time of subsistence agriculture when families grew their own food, and no land meant no food.  2nd AnswerLand use was at the center of feudalism and the manorial system. Land was the only real source of income for the nobility, whose serfs payed the nobles rent in the fo…
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Not a lot really not even Aries sir..........
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The ceremony in which a squire becomes a knight is called a dubbing ceremony.  
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Yes Merlin did he helped King Arthur win the great battle
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check out this website. I also have a coin like the one you describe. Judy http://mill-valley.freemasonry.biz/marin_hibernians_orangemen_royal_black_knights.htm There is a gentleman who had a historical display from the Loyal Orange and Black Knights at the Orange parade in Bobcaygeon, Ont. I k…
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the duties of a knight are to fight for your lord or king its also to defend your peasants who work for you.and to provide justice and follow the rules.
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Answer Some people had some strength, and the wherewithal to build fortresses, and the others needed protection, eventually, the serfs needed to be protected, even from their own lords, who would have them attacked if they didn't pay the taxes, and comply with the other rules.  AnswerThe botto…
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A dark knight is someone who helps us yet we dont need his helpA white knight is someone who we dont need but helps usHOPE DIS HELPED U LOT!
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Knights were men (and sometimes women) who could fight as heavy cavalry. They were trained over a long period of apprenticeship. When they were knighted, they usually received a manorial estate so they could provide for the horses, armor, weapons, and assistants they would need. In return for this, …
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Medieval saddles had high pommels (the part in front) and high cantles (the part in back) which helped keep the rider on when using a lance. The use of the stirrup also allowed riders to more effectively use a longer, heavier lance since they could brace against the impact. Earlier warriors, while t…
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So many like raising children,working in farms and more,there were reports saying that during the crusades there were female knights
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The middle class was the bourgeoisie, which consisted mainly of highly skilled craftsmen and also merchants.  MoreThe people of the medieval middle class were those who were not serfs or free tenant farmers, but were also not members of the nobility. As such, they were outside the normal stru…
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I will start by saying the film "300" isn't a true depiction of a Spartan soldier, they did infact were heavy armor. In doing so they were a Hoplite, and a single one may fall to a knight, but a group could overcome many.However there could be a interesting study, since knights on horse could only…
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playing video games and playing sport most of the timenot studying :)listening to musicchatting on face book or on the phone with friendsplaying outdoor games or coputer gamessleepingday dreamingdoing something useful..........maybe ......... -_-reading a book( if ur interested in it )and anything u…
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In the Early Middle Ages, bards wore very much the same clothes other people of their station did, which is to say, usually they dressed like peasants of whatever area they were in, very simply and with very little view to looking at all fancy. Their garment in Britain, for example, would have been …
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Knights originally were mounted soldiers in service to a lord. They had superior equipment and armament, and were considered to be an elite fighting force. Knights were subservient to their lord, although some would eventually be elevated to a status of lesser nobility, allowing them to carry a fami…
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Yes, they were Christians.But in most versions they are not connected with England as at least some of the authors of the Arthurian tales knew that Arthur was supposed to have reigned over Britain before the invading English conquered a large portion of it and named it England.Sir Thomas Malory in…
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Knights were the most important part of the kings army. Lords also had knights.
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Medieval knights served the king, eg, fought for him when there was war and if the king or nobles where coming to town, he would put on a feast for them, but they didnt just fight, when they where out of action, knights would vs each other in tournaments such as jousting and iron ball
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Answer The qualities idealized by knighthood, such as bravery, courtesy, honor, and gallantry toward women is known as chivalry. If a knight were to step out of this area, he was severly punished for it.  AnswerFrom a tactical point of view, knights were heavy cavalry, and as powerful as they …
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Cardinals were Church officers, usually archbishops, who had the additional authority to elect a pope, should one be needed.
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Knights did enforce the law, as set forth by the King/Queen. Although, their first priority was to protect the King/Queen then the subjects and realm/land.
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England, Avalon, or Cornwall....The island is Avalon, which may be mythical. Arthur was reportedly buried there -- according to the legend, however, he is only sleeping. There is more than one candidate for the location of Avalon, one being Glastonbury, which was surrounded by marshlands before they…
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The knight is the lowest title of dignity.It is not hereditary.Knights are of the following orders;Garter,Thistle,St Patrick,Bath,St Michael and St George,Star of India,Indian Empire,Royal Victorian,British Empire, and last Knights Bachelor. They protected their lord in return of land.a person who l…
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AnswerThis is an unanswerable question. Even if it could be recorded, the question implies that there was a singular first knight instead of a cultural movement towards the use of what we now call knights.  AnswerThere was no first knight in the Middle Ages. Knights predated the Middle Ages.Kn…
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ANSWER Its about 20Kilograms or 45 lbs if made by tempered steel. It depends heavily on which period you are talking about, as the design of such armor varied across the times. What we think of as a Knight Suit of Armor is more properly called Full Plate Armor. It is a full-body covering, made of …
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His relationship with the nobles was good
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In the beginning :D
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Yes, they often did and had families. Many knights were sons of lords and expected to produce an heir. Some knights took vows of chastity, but this was not common.
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""The Poor Fellow-Soldiers of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon commonly known as the Knights Templar`s. The Knights Templar were the elite fighting force of their day. F.M.O.K.T- Friends and Members of The Order of The Knight Templar´s The Friends and members of the Knight Templars is a chival…
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You would have to ask someone who was there for a definitive answer or ask him yourself but going by christian teaching Jesus treated women with respect and dignity just like he would a man. Answer surely jesus was current with social wisdom. at the time, women were not equal nor did …
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Samurai was a status. All daimyo and shogun were of samurai status. Bushi was a warrior. If you would "rank" them, it would be: Bushi-Daimyo-Shogun.
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most peasants farmed for a living. some peasants had a specialty job.
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A female knight was usually called a "Dame". Dame (in the UK) - the title given to a woman equivalent to the rank of knight. Another title also used was "Chevaleresse" - French, Female Knight The title chevalière was exclusive to female knights, the head of a fiefdom that had been headed by a male …
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Yes Ted Knight had 3 children. They are Ted, Jr., Elyse, and Eric.
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they stayed in manors
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Jousting was a form of martial arts contest between mounted knights. The weapons were lances and whatever other weapons might have been agreed upon, including axes, maces, swords, and daggers. The contest started with each knight trying to unseat the other with a lance. If the lances broke or if bot…
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Yes Well that is much a matter of opinion depending on whom you are asking. BUT I believe that anyone can fall in love with anyone so long as the term bisexual hasn't been erased by prejudice. And even though you are not a bisexual or gay, everyone will at a time feel like experimenting and there…
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If you want to become a singer then ppst vids of u singing and send the vids to some recod componys and if u want to be an actor then try to get roles in plays then when and if u get the part then record the praformence and post it on youtube and send it to some producers so they can watch it and po…
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Charming means "a power of pleasing or attracting, as through personality or beauty". Hence, a charming person is someone who pleases or attracts other people, be it through personality and/or beauty.Different things appeal to different people. I personally find the two steps below crucial to becomi…
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If you have spare time, there are lots of things that you could do. It depends on what kind of things you enjoy doing. The following are just a few ideas: --Watch a movie --Go to the park --Read a book --Clean the house --Go for a walk/run --Call a friend --Make cookies --Listen to music --…
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Saladin (Salah al-Din Yusuf Ibn Ayyub) was noted as man of great chivalry.---Saladin fought in a completely different way to Western Knights. He was noted for having similar ideals to the code of Chivalry ie. respect for your equal, which in this case was King Richard. However, the fighting styles o…
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They were land owners in the middle ages. Many peasants worked the knights' lands. They followed a code of Chivalry, but many strayed from the code, and were malicious. During times of war, they would fight, mainly on horseback. They were at the bottom of the Nobility rank list:(from wikipedia) Emp…
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People went on crusades because there was a beautiful dome-called the dome of the rock, it was built on the rock where Mohamed was said to of sat and prayed and it was so holy that no Muslim was allowed to tread on this rock, also touch the rock, look at this rock or even breath on it, as it was so …
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You had to be a nobleman or son of a knight or noblemna
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Answer To make a chainmail vest/shirt/armor, you will need the following: Start by deciding the chain size you want to use. The smaller the links, the better quality for its realistic protective value. However, the smaller the links, the longer it will take and heavier it will be. But, the q…
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Full armour consists of the following: Head: the helmet there were many different designs of helmet, each with different names and shapes. Some of the commonest were: the Nasal (a conical helmet with a nose guard hanging down over the brim of the helm, worn by early knights in the Norman era), the…
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Actually, contrary to popular belief, King Arthur never had a round table, in fact he had never owned a table in his life or had anyone else he knew because tables had not been invented. They ate squatting or sitting on the floor around a central hearth. The Welsh did not even have a word for table …
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They were people that helped out the royal and fought against people and were paid to fight. Knights are people in very heavy metal usually in movies with princess and dragons.
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A singled-handed arming sword or knightly sword, often incorrectly referred to as a "broadsword", generally weighed between 2 and 3 pounds, averaging around 2.5 pounds. A hand-and-a-half sword, also known as a bastard sword or longsword, was usually between 2.5 and 4 pounds with an average of appro…
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Bats don't see they navigate with Sonar They send out a signal almost like a radar and whatever that sonar wave bounces off of it sends a signal back to the bat so it doesn't fly into anything. Bats can't see in daylight either because they are totally blind. They rely solely …
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Fighting in tournaments was good training for combat, it served as entertainment for the public, and it allowed the winner of the tournaments to win great prizes.
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Well from the whole of the Middle Ages there was always weapons development going on. the Early period saw Knights armed with Spear and sword, the spear in turn around the 12th century developed into the lance which became the basic arm of the mounted knight. around the 13th century plate armour b…
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The Middle Ages came about partly because of a decline in literacy and power of the Roman government, starting with the Crisis of the Third Century. These happened in turn largely because of a disastrous series of civil wars that took place during that century, and ongoing wars with the Persians.Ano…
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Clothing styles varied, depending on the part of Europe a person lived in, the historic period, and, of course, by sex. In the North, in the Early Middle Ages, men tended to wear trousers, a tunic, and a cloak, and women wore one or more gowns. They wore belts and leather shoes, though servants migh…
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