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Author Bouchard, Constance Brittain.

Title Knights : in history and legend / chief consultant, Constance Brittain Bouchard.

Publication Info. Buffalo, N.Y. : Firefly Books, [2009]
©2009

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Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  OVERSIZE 940.1 BOUCHARD    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  OVR 940.1 BOUCHARD    Missing
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  940.1 B66    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Manross Branch - Non Fiction  940.1 B66    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  OVERSIZE 940.1 KNIGHTS    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - New Materials  940.1 KNIGHTS    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Oversized  OVERSIZE 940.1 BOUCHARD    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  940.1 B66    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  940.1 BOUCHARD    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  940.1 BOU    Check Shelf

Description 304 pages : illustrations (mostly color), color maps ; 31 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-293) and index.
Summary The history of knights, from their everyday lives to their clothing, training, heraldry and orders, as well as their role in literature and film, and the decline of traditional knighthood.
Contents Introducing knights. The origins of knights ; Chivalric ideals ; The noble steed ; Knights in the arts -- The life of a knight. Becoming a knight ; Chivalry ; Everyday life ; Castles ; Armour ; Weapons ; Tournaments ; Knights and war ; Heraldry ; Crusading orders ; Asian knights -- The knight in history. The rise of knights ; The Norman era ; The Crusades ; The Reconquista ; The Albigensian crusade ; The Hundred Years' War ; Knighthood in decline -- The cultural legacy. Knights in literature ; Film and television ; War games ; Honorific orders -- Reference. Timeline ; Medieval monarchs.
Subject Knights and knighthood -- Europe -- History.
Knights and knighthood -- Europe -- Social life and customs.
Military art and science -- History -- Medieval, 500-1500.
Orders of knighthood and chivalry -- History.
ISBN 9781554074808
1554074800
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