Page at 7 (a servant for a knight) Around the age of fifteen, the page would become a squire. As a squire, the young man would have a new set of tasks. He would take care of the knight's horses, clean his armour and weapons, and accompany the knight to the battlefield. They trained with real weapons and were taught fighting skills by the knight. They had to be in good shape and strong. Squires continued to practice their horsemanship, perfecting their skills at jousting and fighting from the saddle. Most future knights worked as a squire for five or six years.
Dubbing Ceremony If a squire had proven his bravery and skill at battle, he would become a knight at the age of twenty-one. He gained the title of knight at a "dubbing" ceremony. At this ceremony he would kneel before another knight, lord, or king who would then tap the squire on the shoulder with his sword making him a knight. At the ceremony, the new knight would take an oath to honour and protect his king and the church. He would be presented with a pair of riding spurs and a sword.
Water was heated over a fire and had to be carried up the stairs in buckets to fill the barrel. This person has their food on a special board across their bath
The Solar was a room in the castle called the Lords and Ladies Chamber, or the Great Chamber. The Solar was intended for use as a bedroom and used by the lord and lady of the castle - it also afforded some privacy for the noble family of the castle. This type of chamber was originally a partitioned room which was added to the end of the Great Hall.
It might seem crazy what we’re about to say Knights in castles- they saved the day. Protecting our land from the enemy Sometimes having battles so far away. Because I'm happy Clap along if you think that castles are really big Because I'm happy Clap along if you think moats took forever to dig. Because I'm happy Clap along if you know that the doors were really wide Because I'm happy Clap along if you know that horses often went inside. Jousting on a horse with a lance, yeah, Court Jesters made us happy with a dance, yeah, We all ate bread and drank some wine, yeah, Living in a castle was just fine. Here's why