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Knight

Author: Christopher Gravett; Geoff Dann
Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2015.
Series: DK eyewitness books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : American editionView all editions and formats
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Here is an inside look at the history of medieval knights and their armor, jousting, heraldry, hawking, and crusades. The life of the knight is considered from battles and banquets to sieges and chivalry.
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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: 9781465435743 1465435743 9781465435729 1465435727
OCLC Number: 964428941
Notes: Includes index.
"Explore the lives of medieval mounted warriors, from the battlefield to the banquet table"--Cover.
Description: 72 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: The first knights --
The Normans --
Making a knight --
Armor --
Fashion in steel --
Inside the armor --
Arms and the man --
On horseback --
The castle --
The castle at war --
Siege warfare --
Arming to fight --
The enemy --
Into battle --
Castle life --
Manor lords --
Manor ladies --
The ideal of chivalry --
The tournament --
The joust --
Foot combat --
Heraldry --
Hunting --
Faith and pilgrimage --
The Crusades --
Knights of Christ --
Japanese knights --
The professionals --
Knights' end --
Did you know? --
Timeline --
Glossary.
Series Title: DK eyewitness books.
Other Titles: Eyewitness knight
Responsibility: written by Christopher Gravett ; photographed by Geoff Dann.

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Here is an inside look at the history of medieval knights and their armor, jousting, heraldry, hawking, and crusades. The life of the knight is considered from battles and banquets to sieges and chivalry.

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