Knights & Battles (Discovery Plus)
Read Online

Knights & Battles (Discovery Plus)

  • 839 Want to read
  • ·
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English


  • History - Military & Wars,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 9-12 - History - General,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction

Book details:

The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9359157M
ISBN 100613971310
ISBN 109780613971317

Download Knights & Battles (Discovery Plus)


Get this from a library! Knights & battles. [Richard Tames] -- Introduces the society and culture of the Middle Ages, describes the way of life of the various classes and the factors that led to the end of the epoch, and details the training, equipment, beliefs. Christopher Maynard is an editor and author with more than 50 books under his belt. He is the winner of the Rhône-Poulenc Prize for Junior Science Book of the Year, and has been the runner-up for the TES Senior Information Book Award. He is the author of Jobs People Do, Days of the Knights, Science Kit, The Best Book of Dinosaurs, and /5(15). Get this from a library! A knight in battle. [R Ewart Oakeshott] -- Recounts four medieval battles of different tactical styles and discusses the changes in weapons and armor between and Battlegame Book 2. The second half of this book has 4 games with full colour A3 size boards, and monocolour pieces to cutout and assemble (most pieces are designed to standup - some fit into others pieces - such as the Knights in Tournament who may be on (in) their horses or on foot). The four games are: Arsouf. 2 players. Recreate the famous battle between Richard and Saladin on September 7.

Battle was what a knight trained and yearned for from his first days as a page. Fortunately for the knight, there was never any shortage of battles in medieval Europe, providing a virtually infinite number of training grounds for fresh knights eager to hone their . The Knights of England. A complete record from the earliest time to the present day of the knights of all the orders of chivalry in England, Scotland, and Ireland, and of knights bachelors, incorporating a complete list of knights bachelors dubbed in Ireland by Shaw, William Arthur, ; Burtchaell, George Dames, Book I tells the story of the knight of Holiness, the Redcrosse Knight. This hero gets his name from the blood-red cross emblazoned on his shield. He has been given a task by Gloriana, "that greatest Glorious Queen of Faerie lond," to fight a terrible dragon (I.i.3). He is traveling with a beautiful, innocent young lady and a dwarf as servant. A knight is a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a head of state (including the pope) or representative for service to the monarch, the church or the country, especially in a military capacity.. The background of knighthood can be traced back to the Greek hippeis (ἱππεῖς) and Roman eques of classical antiquity.. In the Early Middle Ages in Europe, knighthood was.

This book continues with the overview of the Waffen-SS units that fought during WWII. It follows each unit as it was raised and then where it fought. Within each of the various battles covered, the book focuses specifically on each Waffen-SS soldier that was awarded the Knights Cross to the Iron Cross (and higher grades where applicable). This volume covers the period Janu/5(4). Medieval warfare is the European warfare of the Middle logical, cultural, and social developments had forced a severe transformation in the character of warfare from antiquity, changing military tactics and the role of cavalry and artillery (see military history).In terms of fortification, the Middle Ages saw the emergence of the castle in Europe, which then spread to the Holy Land. Templar, also called Knight Templar, member of the Poor Knights of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon, a religious military order of knighthood established at the time of the Crusades that became a model and inspiration for other military orders. Originally founded to protect Christian pilgrims to the Holy Land, the order assumed greater military duties during the 12th century.   The cash-strapped knight could also hire a suit of armour or, at a push, win a suit by defeating an opponent either at a medieval tournament or in battle itself. Armour had to be regularly cared for, and it was usually the duty of a knight’s squire to clean and polish it.