Knighthood and Chivalry

Knights and chivalry go hand-and-hand

Knights

They had the duty to fight and to serve their liege Lord according to the Code of Chivalry.

The Code of Chivalry

The Code of Chivalry dictated that a Knight should be brave and fearless in battle but would also exhibit cultured Knightly qualities showing themselves to be devout, loyal, courteous and generous.

Steps to Become a Knight

  1. The right background.
  2. Upbringing
  3. The Page
  4. The Squire
  5. The Knight

Some of the armor and weapons used

Virtues

  1. Mercy
  2. Humility
  3. Honor
  4. Sacrifice
  5. Fear of God
  6. Faithfulness
  7. Courage
  8. Utmost graciousness and courtesy to ladies