"Meet the knights of the Age of Chivalry. This exciting title explores the work of a knight, from jousting tournaments and codes of honor to battlefields and life on campaign. Also examined are the legends surrounding Robin Hood and the Knights of the Round Table, as well as the very real battles between the British king Richard the Lionheart and the sultan Saladin, as well as the political maneuvering of Eleanor of Aquitaine"--Provided by publisher.
Before We Start -- Where in the World? -- Who We'll Meet -- A Little Bit of History -- Serving the Lord -- Codes of Chivalry -- The Crusades -- Knightly Orders -- Around the World -- Equipment and Weapons -- Life as a Knight -- Training and Tournaments -- Knightly MVPs -- Glossary and Timeline -- On the Web and Books.
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