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  • General Facts About Knights
    • Knights were alive in the middle ages
    • They belonged to groups called orders, such as the order of St. John
    • They were put in place to keep the peace or fight for their country if necessary
  • Armor
    • Knights wore armour to protect their bodies
    • Their armor consisted of a helmet, breastplate, sword, shield, helmet, shoulder pads, arm plates, metal gloves, leg greaves, mace and a lance.
    • Sometimes they had plated armor on their horses
  • Jousting
    • Jousting was a sport and it was also used to sharpen their fighting skills
    • The knights would be armed with a lance and a shield
    • You win by knocking a knight off his horse or breaking his lance
  • The War Of The Roses
    • The war of the roses involved many knights
    • It was a war between the house of York and the house of Lancaster
    • The house of Lancaster is represented by the white Rose
    • The house of York is represented by the red rose.
  • How to Become A Knight
    • You would start as a page, who worked in the stables
    • Then would become a squire who assisted the knight with his armor
    • Only rich people could afford knight school