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Flashcards in Knights Deck (12):
1

The stages in becoming a knight

1. Page
2. Squire
3. Knight

2

Page

Training began at age 7.

3

What was a page taught?(7)

- to be polite
- to serve God
- to ride and hunt
- to understand the role of a knight
- chivalry
- read and write
- loyalty his lord

4

Squire

If the page showed promise at 14 they’d become a squire

5

What was a squire taught? (5)

- how to look after the knights Armor
- weaponry and horses
- social graces
- cultural pursuits
- military skills

6

What would a squire hold to show what rank he had achieved?

A sword and shield

7

Knight

At 21 they were eligible for knighthood

8

Code of chivalry = who were nights loyal to

God / Catholic Church

9

Code of chivalry: who were they dedicated to helping

Those who were weak

10

Code of chivalry = who were they willing to fight for?

Women

11

What were tournaments used for

Knights to practise their skills

12

Jousting =

Horses with a big stick