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Knight

Author: Christopher Gravett; Geoff Dann
Publisher: New York : DK Pub., 2004.
Series: DK eyewitness books.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Be an eyewitness to what life was really like for a knight in medieval times -- from battles to banquets and from jousting to hunting. See how a knight put on his armor. Find out why knights decorated their shields. Discover deadly weapons known as caltrops.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Gravett; Geoff Dann
ISBN: 0756606969 9780756606961 0756606950 9780756606954
OCLC Number: 56139775
Notes: Includes index.
"Discover the world of the medieval knight - from battles to banquets, sieges to chivalry"--Cover.
Description: 72 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: First knights --
Normans --
Making a knight --
Iron, iron, everywhere --
Fashion in steel --
Armor, the inside story --
Arms and the man --
On horseback --
Castle --
Castle at war --
Siege warfare --
Arming for the fight --
Enemy --
Into battle --
Castle at peace --
Lord of the manor --
Lady of the manor --
Ideal of chivalry --
Tournament --
Joust --
Foot combat --
Heraldry --
Hunting and hawking --
Faith and pilgrimage --
Crusades --
Knights of Christ --
Knights of the Rising Sun --Professionals --
Decline of chivalry --
Did you know? --
Timeline --
Find out more --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: DK eyewitness books.
Other Titles: Eyewitness knight
Responsibility: written by Christopher Gravett ; photographed by Geoff Dann.

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Be an eyewitness to what life was really like for a knight in medieval times -- from battles to banquets and from jousting to hunting. See how a knight put on his armor. Find out why knights decorated their shields. Discover deadly weapons known as caltrops.

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