English Medieval Knight 1300-1400
64 page book.
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Author: Christopher Gravett
Illustrator: Graham Turner
About this book
The 14th-century knight lived in a century of change, in terms of both recruitment methods and the appearance of fighting men. This book describes all aspects of the knight's life, including his training in the castle yard and the hard knocks of tournaments. The knight's daily routine on campaign is explored along with the role of mercenary knights, the motivation of knights in the field and the influence of chivalry. The book is beautifully illustrated with eight colour plates by Graham Turner covering all aspects of knighthood in this period and also includes photographs of rare surviving contemporary pieces of armour.
- Historical Background
- Appearance & Equipment
- Campaign Life
- Experience of Battle
- What to See
Paperback; October 2002; 64 pages; ISBN: 9781841761459