Were knights as good as they were portrayed?
AnswerThe 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 answer, knights were people, and as with people today, there are those who were the paragon of good behaviour, and those who were the worst examples of excess and cruelty.
However, if one reads texts outlining the concept of chivalry, from the period in question, it is clear that knights were -supposed- to behave in a virtuous manner, and as such, those poor examples of humanity were also poor examples of knights.
King Arthur is portrayed as the ideal King because of his ideals and morals. He was supposedly fair, honourable, brave, loyal, religious and he was also supposedly the originator of democratic leadership (his knights of the round table) as well as fighting off the darkness (Mordred and Morgana). He also founded Camelot which was supposed to be fair and sort of utopian kingdom and so is portrayed as a good leader and king to his…
The men in the book are not portrayed as strongly as the women, however, there are a few stand outs. Neely, Francie's brother is regarded as good hearted, hard working and strong as is McShane, Katie's second husband and Steve, Sissy's third husband. The main male character, Johnny, is portrayed as somewhat weak with an inability to say no to the drink but having a good heart.
Some facts on knights are that knights wear a scarf and a viel to impress the ladies. Another fact on knights is that the way they jousted is the oringanal shootout and it was the start of the rifle. if knights were good at combat, they would be rewarded with chicken dipped in cheese. Some knights wore nothing underneath their armor because they thought it would make them sweat less & it was easier to…
Feudalism was good because: 1. It offered protection to all the common people, because they were being watched and protected by the knights. 2. The knights got money from the lord in exchange for protection over the lord's manor. 3. The lords got protection in exchange from the knights (which is called a fief) Those are just some of the reasons
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Knights can be any range of heights. edit: Just like any other people, height varies. However, as a general rule, since knights were of a high social class, they would have good nutrition while growing up, and were physically capable individuals. Bones of knights which have been excavated by archaeologists have shown that the average height of knights are virtually identical to the height of modern men.
None is the best because it is a triangle if you are a mage you are good against Knights, if your a knight your good against archers and archers are good against mages so i'd say if your Rich be mage, if your member be archer or maybe mage and if you are poor or noob be a knight A.K.A. there are mostly knights in runescape so mages are often good but most expensive
Well hi u could go 2 the black knights 4tress and kill black knights & PLZ LISTEN THIS IS A GOOD WAY! wen u run low in health go 2 the monastery and get a monk 2 heal u and it doesent take very long 2 go 2 the monastery from black knights 4tress then wen u get healed go back 2 black knights and kill them. Ty 4 ur attention.