Title:The Medieval Knight at War
Interesting history of the Knight-in-Armour, from the collapse of the Roman Empire to the 16th Century and the spread of Firearms. The chapters are: The origins of knighthood; the rise of the knight; Charlemagne; from fortification to castle; the code of chivalry; the Crusades; knightly brotherhoods and holy wars; tournaments, jousts and heraldry; legendary leaders and celebrated conflicts; and the twilight of knighthood. Illustrated throughout...
Second hand Hardback