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Written by Braeden and Cole
A knight was a usually referred to as a warrior or a nobleman. During the Middle Ages being called a knight meant a mounted or armored soldier. Originally knights rode on horseback, but it commonly became connected to nobility or social status, most likely because of the cost of the cavalry
First, you were a Page. Starting at age seven and ending at age fourteen. The page was basically a servant(shined armor and weapons, groomed horse, and so on) Next you became a Squire. From the end of your page training to age twenty- one(when you became a knight) This is when your real training began. While a squire you were the knight’s assistant and learned how to wear heavy armor and use a lance. NOW YOU WERE A KNIGHT!!!!!!
CCrusades were very bloody battles. CCrusades were battles between Christians and Muslims. EEven though there were many deaths, Europe's economy still grew.
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IIt was a way to identify knights during tournaments and battles. TThey usually identified their way of life. TThey were normally worn on coat of arms, shield, helmet, or banner.
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KNIGHTS ARMOR The armor was used to protect the fighter from any harm. It was plate metal on top of mail, which was a series of connected chain links.
THE FIRST TRY The first helmet was a simple metal bowl placed on the soldier’s head.
THE HORSE The horse was used for higher mounting of a night.
THE SHIELD The shield was used for blocking attacks from the enemy.
MAIL Mail was a simple chain shirt or hood placed on ones body
BY: Blair and Mattie.
-Morgan Le Fay was King Arthur’s evil half-sister. -Morgan hated Arthur for his purity and plotted with her lover, Sir Accolon, to steal both Excalibur and the British throne. -Morgan stole Excalibur's scabbard and threw it into the nearest lake. She eventually escaped Arthur's wrath by transforming her entourage into stone.
After soon to be, King Arthur's birth, Merlin became the young boy's tutor, while he grew up with his foster- father, Sir Ector. In the beginning moment of Arthur's career, Merlin arranged for the sword-in-the-stone contest by which the lad became king.
Merlin(continued) Later, the magician met the mystic Lady of the Lake at the Fountain of Barenton and persuaded her to present the King with the magical sword.
King Arthur’s myth Some people believe Some people believe that he was really a Celtic god. Some people believe that he had supper-human strength. Some people believe that he was in the bear family. Also that he was related to Ursa Major.
King Arthur’s Round Table King Arthur’s famous Round Table was famous for his round table. The Round Table was a wedding gift Guinevere’s father. It was invented to prevent arguments about who would sit at the head of the table.
Excalibur Excalibur was a sword that King Arthur was given by the lady of the lake. With the sword in his possession he could not die.