BC: Steven Davies lives in Macungie, Pennsylvania where he lives with his parents. He really loves to read. | Billy Tyson lives in Lower Macungie, Pennsylvania. He also love to play sports and go camping.
FC: Medieval knights | By Steven Davies and Billy Tyson
1: We are dedicating this to our 7th grade teachers and our friends.
2: The Steps of Becoming a Knight | First a boy is taken from his family at the age of 12 to 13 and was taken to be a page for a nobility. Next he is taken to be a squire to a knight or the king. He would get the knight his armor and sword in war. He would learn from the knight. Lastly when the king thought he was ready he would be knighted which was usually around the age of 23.
3: The Schedule of a Knight | A Knight's day might have been like this: First a prayer and then they eat. Second they practice with weapons. Then about strategy and siege weapons, then they eat and play. Next thing they do is practice horsemanship, then they pray and eat dinner. Lastly there was entertainment and a then a bed time prayer.
4: Duties of a Knight | The duties of a knight were to go to war when told to, defend their faith, and protect king and the king's land.
5: Knights weapons and armor | A knight was usually fluent in using a sword, longbow, crossbow, bow and arrows, dagger, mace and battle ax. Most armor was made out of iron. It included a breast pate, chain mail, greaves, helmet, and gloves.
6: Chivalry | Chivalry was a knight's code of behavior. It stood for honor, uphold religion, courtesy. Especially to the woman.
7: Feudalism Pyramid | The feudalism pyramid was like the Medieval Times first class, second class, and third class. It's order went like like this: king, then nobility, after that knights, lastly peasants.
8: Christian Knight | Most knights were Christian. They prayed about four times a day. They were highly religious. They did not think it was right to change religions. The even fought in the Crusades
9: Knight in War (An Actual Account of a Knight) | "I was told to kill everyone who was not a knight or was not on our side. I do not want to do this. I do not want to kill these men because it does not feel right. It is like doing something God does not will. If anyone finds this, if I die, my name is Edward Clunning.
10: I am an English knight with a wife and one child, whose name is James Clunning. I have killed before but this is wrong. I am not saying that I am a traitor. I just think that killing other Christians is wrong." | Knight in War (continued)
11: Vocabulary | Chivalry- code of behavior for knights Page- train, learn manners, among other things Squire- helps a knight and learns from him
12: Works Cited | Bingham, Jane. Knights, Soldiers, and War. New York: Scholastic, 1999. Print. Glubok, Shirley. Knights in Armor. New York: Harper Row, 1969. Print. Gravett, Cristopher. Knight. New York: Alfod Akopt, 1993. Print. Steel, Philip. Castles. New York: Kingfisher, 1995. Print. Windrow, Martin. The Medieval Knight. New York: Franklin Watts, 1985. Print.