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

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