Medieval Knights can be one of three types of fighters during the middle ages: Knights, Foot Soldiers, and Archers!
This is (to the right) a picture
of a suit of armor that medieval
Knights would of used!
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The medieval knight was the equal to the modern tank! He was covered in 3-4 layers of armor! and could bust his way through foot soldiers standing in his way!
A bunch of knights declined(stopped being knights) from the 13th century onwards!
This meant that most kings had no one to protect them!
The history of knights began from
This is also around the area of the castles
And all of the war’s without bombs
The Path To Become A Knight!
at age 7 you would become a Page.
A page was the first stage of knighthood. He would serve and do easy tasks.
at age 14 you would become a Squire
At fourteen the page would turn into a squire. He would train for battle. He also would have higher tasks of serving the king.
at age 21 you could become a Accolade
An accolade would train hard to become a knight. They learned how to use swords and defend themselves. If an accolade did not complete his training good enoughf, he would not turn out to be a knight. If he was successful, he would be a knight. During the ceremony to become a knight, he had to take a bath to wash the sins off and dry himself on a bed.
A knight could have been knighted as young as twelve. Knights defended castles and worked for Lords.
A knight was a relativity strong person who could beat most men up in the village(especially the town drunks!)
How long did a knight serve?
Knights were involved in war’s a lot and some even died.
Most knights were aged from 21-35ish latest 40’s. because eventually a knight would get tired from all his battles so on the plus side they had and early retirenment.