BC: Works Cited | Elgin, Kathy. "Knights and Chivalry". Franklin, Watts, 2004. Print. | Steele, Philip. Castles. New York: Kingfisher, 1995. Print. | Gravett, Christopher, and Geoff Dann. Knight. New York: DK Pub., 2004. Print.
FC: Weapons and Armor of Knights | By Tyler Umphred
1: Weaponry and armor of knights. by Tyler Umphred 2011
2: Weaponry of Knights | Some of the first knights had lances for weapons. the lances had medal tips for stabbing the opponent because they were used for sport in tournaments. Also too win a lady.
3: The knights also used swords to slice and stab the enemy from there horses. They would use spears to stab the enemy. They used the shield to hit the enemies with force. But the favored weapons of knights were swords, morning stars and iron flails.
4: When knights were off the horse they used daggers, axes, and swords to protect them selfs.
5: Armor | Armor plating was made from iron and steel.
6: Some of the first armor was mail. Mail was medal rings linked together. It was used to protect the knight from arrows and slicing blows from the enemy. But if someone stabbed the enemy the weapons tip would go through the mail Which could be a fatal blow.
7: The next stage in armor was medal plating. Medal plating was made out of iron and other medals.
8: After medal plating medal helmets were being made for protecting the heads of knights from arrows and blades from enemies.
9: Shields were also used to protect the knight from fatal blows and arrows from the enemy.
10: A interview with a knight named Charlie Smith about his most recent battle on what knights use for weapons. Charlie said," The battle was long and fierce with both sides losing troops quickly. The battle was fought hard on a hill. My troops were trying to capture it but, the enemy was to strong until our archers came in and gave us cover until we broke through the gate and captured the enemy base by using swords, spears, morning stars, and flails for attacking the enemy". | Interview with a Knight
11: The author that wrote this book is Tyler Umphred. he is in 7th grade at Eyer middle school. He likes to play baseball, golf, and basketball.