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Knights: Chivalry and Violence

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Knights: Chivalry and Violence - Sadler, John, and Serdiville, Rosie
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Originally warriors mounted on horseback, knights became associated with the concept of chivalry as it was popularised in medieval European literature. Knights were expected to fight bravely and honourably and be loyal to their lord until death if necessary. Later chivalry came to encompass activities such as tournaments and hunting, and virtues including justice, charity and faith. The Crusades were instrumental in the development of the code of chivalry, and some crusading orders of knighthood, such as the Knights Templar ...

Knights: Chivalry and Violence 2017, Casemate Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781612005171