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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