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Knights

Author: Rachel Firth; Jane Chisholm; Gillian Doherty; G Gaudenzi
Publisher: London : Usborne, 2003.
Series: Usborne discovery.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes and illustrates the way of life of medieval knights; discusses their weapons, armor, training, siegecraft, tournaments, heraldry, chivalry, and the Crusades; and suggests Web addresses to enhance the reader's research.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Firth; Jane Chisholm; Gillian Doherty; G Gaudenzi
ISBN: 0746046979 9780746046975 0746046960 9780746046968 074606912X 9780746069127 0794503853 9780794503857
OCLC Number: 50782577
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: What were knights? --
Deadly weapons --
Chain mail and shields --
Plate armor --
Knights and castles --
Medieval warfare --
Under siege --
Fighting back --
Becoming a knight --
Tournaments --
Coat of arms --
Heralds --
Hunting and games --
Chivalry --
Crusades --
Templars and Hospitallers --
Noblewomen --
End of the knights --
Famous knights --
Knight facts.
Series Title: Usborne discovery.
Responsibility: Rachel Firth ; edited by Jane Chisholm and Gillian Doherty ; illustrated by Giacinto Gaudenzi [and others].

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An introduction to mediaeval knights and life in the Middle Ages. The topics covered include castles, armour, weapons and battle, tournaments, chivalry and life in towns and castles. The volume is  Read more...

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