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Author Elgin, Kathy, 1948-

Title Knights and chivalry / Kathy Elgin ; [illustrator: Peter Dennis].

Publication Info. North Mankato, Minn. : Smart Apple Media, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Children's Department  J 940.1 ELGIN    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Children's Department  J940.1 ELGIN    Check Shelf
Description 32 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Series Medieval world
Medieval world.
Note Originally published in the UK by Franklin Watts.
Includes index.
Contents First knights -- Orders of knighthood -- Chivalry -- Heraldry -- Knight's training -- Knight's life -- Knight's armor -- Knight and his weapons -- Knights at war -- Crusades -- Tournaments -- Knights of myth and legend -- End of knighthood -- Timeline.
Summary Explores what it meant to be a knight in the medieval period. Knights and Chivalry explores what it meant to be a knight during the medieval period. It describes what a knight's life was like, from training as a young boy to knighthood, tournaments, weapons, and war. Readers will also learn about the code of chivalry, under which a knight was sworn to perform gallant deeds and to protect the poor and weak.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.3 1.0 81371.
Subject Knights and knighthood -- History -- To 1500 -- Juvenile literature.
Chivalry -- History -- To 1500 -- Juvenile literature.
Middle Ages -- Juvenile literature.
Civilization, Medieval -- Juvenile literature.
Knights and knighthood.
Chivalry -- Europe.
Civilization, Medieval.
Added Author Dennis, Peter, illustrator.
Added Title Knights & chivalry
ISBN 1583405682
Standard No. 9781583405680 90000
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