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.
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.