Knights

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Non-Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
Document on knights.

Submitted: November 21, 2013

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Knights were brave and firece warriors of the Middle Ages and Rennisance. They would start training at 8 years old. They would become a squire in their teenage years. At 18 they would finally become a knight. They would take their final vows.

Knights could be good or bad or in-between.

Knights orignially wore chainmail as armor. Chainmail was made of many steel rings locked together.

They would have large wooden shields and a metal helmet that covered the head and nose.

Eventully, in the 15th century full steel plate armor was invented. There were different styles of helmets and armor. Their shield was their coat of arms.

Knights often rode on horseback.

Knights would entertain people by jousting and sword fighting.

 

Jousting is when two knights ride on horses with large sticks called lances and tried to knock eachother of their horse.

They had many weapons. Their main weapon was the sword. They also used crossbows, warhammers, maces, and much more.

 


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