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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.


They followed the Knights Code of Chivalry.
Wool tunics in the Roman style.
Saint George really existed, he fought in one of the crusades, I think the first one. Francais De Panes (probably butchered the spelling) brought Britain information about Islamic extremists attacking and invading Europe causing the first crusade, he was French. Richard the lionheart is an obvious...
An armorer made armor shields silverware and were sometimes blacksmiths
A knights job is to protects it's people ANSWER: A knight's job was to protect the interests of the Lord or Ruler he worked for, by any means necessary. Many knights used their power over the serfs and vassals to their own benefit, and many were very cruel and power-hungry. Things eventually got...
No such thing unless you want something from a fairy tale.
The purpose was to sell goods and have a bit of fun.
Renaissance nobility was much better educated than medieval nobility. I had this question for homework too! :)
The king and the queen.
Castles were the most expensive buildings in Medieval England and no owner - be they a king or a noble - could afford to lose one. Therefore, great ingenuity was put into castle defences. As castles were static, an enemy could usually get close to the actual buildings. Therefore outer walls -...
Well squires, if they had the money, generally became knights at the age of 21 or older. Being a knight was very expensive, so it depended on how rich his family was.
Well, they both followed strict codes, bushido and chivalry. They both protected themselves with body armor. Samurai and Knights both used lances and swords in the early medieval times. Both their jobs were to protect and serve the lord. -Hope that helped:)
Sir Douglas Nicholls KCVO OBE (1906-1988), knighted in 1977. He belonged to the Yorta Yorta people. He was also the first Australian Aborigine to receive a vice-regal post- as the Governor of South Australia (1976-1977)
So that they are protected?
Knights started as Pages who learned to ride horses and they did things like clean armor and washed horses for the knights. They also learned manners and how to act polite to people. They started at age 7 and lived with the knight's family. The second step was a squire; they learned how to joust and...
Knights usually pledged themselves or swore fealty to a higher ranking "lord". This placed them at the disposal of that lord. A lord, on the other hand, had to pledge a certain number of knights to the king as a sort of tax. So the matter was left up to the lord. Very few knights were landowners. If...
Guessing on this one and I would guess it is min. wage or a bit above.
Attended church, hunted, visited other nobles, played chess or checkers, betting games, raced horses, practiced war techniques, tended estates, wrestled.
A medieval knight wore armour to protect them in battle so they didn't get hurt, though chain mail can be pierced so the came up with armour plating to protect the knight further. Thought with all these men in the same looking armour it was hard to tell friend from foe so the began to engrave the...
Knights fought whoever was a threat to their lord, whether it be rival knights or raging peasants.
A man can become a knight in five steps. The first step would be tohave the right connections. The second step would be typeupbringing the man receives. The third step would be his role as apage and have his education from home or within a castle of anoble. The fourth step is that he would become a...
it was because they had to let the knights be in battle to kill each other and let them die, because they need to.
The code of conduct fo l l owed by medieval knights. C h i va l ry described the qualities that a knight should have, like respecting the Church, being brave and acting with courtesy. To those had violated the code, death was his punishment.
They were the first bankers, they often loaned money to high ranking people, such as Philip IV who in turn had them all arrested (the ones they could find anyways)
Training began at the age of six or seven. The boy served as a "Page" for seven years followed by seven years of training as a "Squire" around the age of sixteen, as the boy is starting to develop the body, mentality, strength and abilities of manhood to be put through rigorous training for that...
Yes they did! The only reason why they did have land is because of the feudalsystem. This is where the lord gives land to the barons who give itto the knights, who then give it to the peasant's in return thepeasent's give food, tax and solders to the knights, then they giveit to the barons who give...
1. Early Boyhood 2. Page 3. Squire 4. Knight
There was no real members of the knights of the round table.
Jerusalem 1119/1118 my source says it's agreed that it's one of the two
About nine tenths of the people were peasants, farmers or village laborers. Only a few of these were freemen--peasants who were not bound to a lord and who paid only a fixed rent for their land. The vast majority were serfs and villeins. Theoretically, the villeins had wider legal rights than the...
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possibly travelers checks, a banking system
According to Edward Grim's eyewitness account they hide them under a sycamore tree, and their metal armor under cloaks.
They went to Crusades to help serve their country and religious beliefs.
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Sir Galahad, Sir Lancelot du Lac, Sir Gauen, Sir Gawain, Sir Percyvale, Sir Lyonell and Sir Trystram Delyens
Anywhere from 45 to 60 pounds.
PD EP stands for Pro Deo Et Patria-for God and Country.
well, that depends, considering no one followed it to the letter in the age of chivalry its unlikely people would today. also, to follow the code exactly the person would have to be christian. theoretically, it would be great. realistically, it wouldn't happen
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.
in the middle ages,serfs worked hard! And they were loyal to the landlords as promised,so in return the land lord gave them, PROTECTION,SHELTER,FOOD,and MATERIAL to make clothing with! isn't that cool! Serfs began working very early on in life. As young children, they would normally keep...
not positive on spelling but its something like Hugh D'pan, ive only heard it pronounced so im not certain just checked my book, its Hughes de Payens Hugues de Payens in 1118.
Alfred Lord Tennyson was knighted in the year 1840.
They ate beef, mutton, pork and venison. They also ate a great variety of birds, swans, herons, ducks, blackbirds, pigeons and greenfinches. However the church decreed that Wednesday, Friday and Saturday were fast days when people were not allowed to eat meat. Hope this helps :) .
Answer Yes. At first they were a little more than wiseguys or mobsters and raiding villages, killing, and raping. So, the church stepped in and made rules. They made each knight promise to follow them on the pain of excommunication. This was very powerful because they thought the only way to...
Rewrite this question because I can think of two types of answers to this.
King Arthur wanted everyone to be equal
1. If you were a woman you were not allowed out of the house alone 2. You were not allowed to wear undergarnets outside your house 3. As a sign of reaspect, men had to walk around before a fight topless
In the fall, they would live in the presence of the King
you know normal jousting is done on horse back and people knock each other off with long poles, it is the same but your in pool on rocks and the first guy to fall in the water loses.
They didn't. A young noble boy started at 7-8 years old and got his spurs at 21 when he finished.
A banner... It would often bear his coat-of-arms or heraldry so that friend and foe could identify him in battle
Knights armor was about 50 or 60 pounds. Plus the sword and shield which the sword was, depending on the size, 23 pounds and the shield were about the same amount of weight.
Catapults were for entering a fortified castle and the Vikings were raiders who moved fast and lightly. They wouldn't have built a catapult nor needed one. So, they were developed in the middle ages to attack at castle.
They were made obsolete by the invention and use of gunpower.
According to Edward Grim's eyewitness account they hide them under a sycamore tree, and there metal armor under cloaks.
The Knight Templar are the Poor Fellow Soldiers of Christ and ofthe Temple of Solomon. The shields of the Knight Templar depict thesymbols of the group.
The nights that are the guarders for the kings caltas
Knights carried spices because they believe that spices are like the medicines today
The Japanese Samurai armour was normally wood rather than metal, it was much lighter and a looser fit. Even when the samurai used metal (towards the end of the age of the samurai) armour it did not encase the samurai from head to foot and was far less heavy (and also less protective). Whereas the...
The roles would be The Royal Family, Knights, Nobles or lords
Knights were nobles, so when they had a son that looked like he would make a good knight he would begin training at 7-8 years old. He would spend his years training and at 21 become a knight.
When Pope Clement V and King Philip of France affected the successful dissolution of the Templars on 13th October 1307ce, many knights escaped and some managed to take refuge in the highlands of Scotland. The Scots were currently embroiled in a struggle for sovereignty and against their neighbours,...
theyll have a feast and the enxt day theyll battle
probably a sword and shield just uncase. he would have armor for him and his horse. he would also have a knife and some more awesome stuff
The leggings of maille armour were usually called "chausses", andwere indeed an armour reserved for wealthier knights initially, butwere considered a lower quality of armour as coats of plates,brigandine and full plate harnesses gradually came out (withsimilar style parts covering the legs).
You talk to automan in Francis and do all his quests and you have the choice between Warrior And knight
no they were made of straw or down (duck feathers) =)
They didn't get paid. They got food, a bed, and training.
Some knights were called sirs as they were knighted by a king/Queen for different reasons.
The rules and customs of medieval knighthood.
Chausses the plate cups for the knees worn at the same time were called poleyns.
""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...
The tale of Roland is a famous one. According to legend, Roland was a paladin in service of Charlemagne. After Charlemagne was returning from campaigning against the Spanish Islamic states, his rearguard, commanded by Roland, was ambushed in the Pass of Roncesvalles. Roland had a famous horn, given...
the full term is 'armed-squire'
the Barons gave land to the knights. and the knights gave land to serfs
Well, technically they were. Their Lords paid them with land as long as they were loyal and they continued to protect their lord's land and the people on the land. But money wise, no.
The most numerous, and living the hardest live of all the Medieval peasants, were the villeins. The land they were living on belonged to the feudal lord, they had to pay taxes both to their master and to the Church, and they could not move freely from one domain to another.
Metal armor (plate armor) was not invented in medieval age, it was already used by ancient greeks and romans. Metal armor allowed knights to be stronger.
They had practice grounds set up in and around the estate.
Coats of arms identified individuals, not families. A knight might display his coat of arms on his shield so he could be identified in battle. He might also display it on a banner or flag in front of his tent, again, so he could be identified.
The heaviness slowed them down, plus the helmets made it extremely difficult to see, especially peripheral vision, so that attacks from either side could not be seen until it was too late.
Etheridge (Bushie) Knight Sr. and Belzora M. Cozart Knight
Heraldry. They show a Noble's (whether it be knight, lord, Prince or King) family lineage through picture representations of deeds, homeland, profession etc.
A young Noble boy would be picked to start training as a knight at 7-8 years old. Around 11-13 years old he would become a squire for a knight to further learn his skills as a knight. At 21 he became a knight. His whole boyhood was spent in training to become a knight.
No... infact the invention and utilization of primitive gunpowder by the Chinese and later used as artillery bombardments by the Arabs actually brought the age of knights and the crusades to an end after the fall of Byzantine Empire. Gunpowder is formed from collective agents used as an explosive ...
With the Essenes when John baptised Jesus and He left his blood stained Sudarium to his favorite Apostle John wrapped aside from the Shroud of Turin... John 20: 5-7 as sung by oral tradition according to ASARIM.... www.asarim.com The SUDARIUM was taken to Spain where it has been safeguarded ever...