Knightworld: The Age of Chivalry (Not Found)
By: Stella Caldwell (author)Paperback
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Mount your trusty steed and prepare for a thrilling journey. Knightworld is a lavish album of discovery in which the battles, legends and heroic deeds of these gallant horsemen are brought to sword-swinging life. Intricate illustrations of weapons from the armoury are paired with full-bleed awe-inspiring CGI scenes - your chance to rediscover all the details of life in a medieval castle. From sieges and strongholds to dungeons and drawbridges, there is much to explore for those of a brave heart. A book to rouse the courage and stir the imagination of all would-be warriors.
Henry Templeton is a long-time castle curator with much knowledge of the medieval age. His inspiration in creating this book was the discovery of a mysterious skeleton concealed below the floor of the castle in his care. Examination has suggested it to be the remains of a once-great knight.
Half title; Title page; Contents; Introduction; The Medieval World; Rise of the Knights; The Middle Ages; Medieval Society; The Castle; Castle Construction; The Castle at Peace; Harlech Castle; Armour and Arms; Chain Mail; Plate Armour; Profile: The Black Knight (Prince Edward); Weaponry; The Sword; A Knight's Horse; Profile: Bertrand de Guesclin; A Knight's World; The Path to Knighthood; The Age of Chivalry; Tournaments; Jousting; Heraldry; Hunting and Hawking; To Battlel; The Enemy; The Crusades; Profile: Richard the Lionheart; Knightly Orders; Krac de Chevaliers; Castle Sieges; The Hundred Years War; Profile: Joan of Arc; The Last of the Knights; Acknowledgements.
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