When Knights Were Bold

by Eva March Tappan

Description:  Spirited and interesting picture of life in castles and manors, monasteries and towns during the Middle Ages. The description of the customs of knights is especially full. Chapter titles include Page, Squire, and Knight; The Knight's Arms and Armor; Jousts and Tournaments; How to Capture a Castle; Daily Life in a Castle; Life on a Manor; Pilgrimages and Crusades; Military Orders, Monks, and Monasteries; Hermits, Friars, and Missionaries; Life in Town; Merchant Gilds and Craft Gilds; How Goods Were Sold; Schools and Literature; Science and Medicine; and Architecture and the Arts.

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Ages:  9-14
Length:  324 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2005
ISBN:  978-1-59915-043-7
Genres:  History, World History

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Table of Contents

1. Page, Squire, and Knight
2. The Knight's Arms and Armor 
3. Jousts and Tournaments 
4. How To Capture a Castle 
5. Daily Life in a Castle 
6. Life on a Manor 
7. Pilgrimages and Crusades 
8. Military Orders, Monks, and Monasteries 

9. Hermits, Friars, and Missionaries
10. Life in Town 
11. Merchant Gilds and Craft Gilds 
12. How Goods Were Sold 
13. Schools and Literature 
14. Science and Medicine 
15. Architecture and the Arts

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