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Knights

Author: Rachel Firth
Publisher: Tulsa, Okla. : EDC Pub., 2003.
Series: Usborne discovery.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In medieval times, knights were the most powerful soldiers on the battlefield. This new Usborne Discovery book explores in fascinating and sometimes gory detail how they lived, died, and eventually died out altogether. You'll find answers to hundreds of questions about knights.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Firth
ISBN: 0794503853 9780794503857 1580865097 9781580865098
OCLC Number: 53179709
Notes: Originally published: London : Usborne, 2003.
Credits: Designed by Lucy Owen with Glen BIrda nd Helen Wood. Illustrated by Giacinto Gaudenzi, Dominic Groebner, Massimiliano Longo and Glen Bird.
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 --
Weapons of attack --?Fighting back --
Becoming a knight --
Tournaments --
Coats of arms --
Heralds --
Hunting and games --
Chivalry --
Crusades --
Templars and Hospitallers --
Noblewomen --
End of the knights --
Famous knights --
Knight facts --
Acknowledgements --
Index.
Series Title: Usborne discovery.
Other Titles: Internet-linked Knights
Responsibility: Rachel Firth ; designed by Lucy Owen with Glen Bird and Helen Wood.

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In medieval times, knights were the most powerful soldiers on the battlefield. This new Usborne Discovery book explores in fascinating and sometimes gory detail how they lived, died, and eventually died out altogether. You'll find answers to hundreds of questions about knights.

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