Times in the 14th century

Sports

Tennis being a kings sport. Henry VIII had become a keen player at the sport. however he was too fat. perks of being king is that he had his servants throw up the ball in the air for him to serve.

"HISTORY OF SPORTS AND GAMES." HISTORY OF SPORTS AND GAMES. Web. 13 Nov. 2015.

Medieval warfare

The 'backbone' of Medieval armies was the armored knight mounted on a horse. Norman knights wore chain mail, armor made of iron rings joined together. In the 14th century chain mail was replaced by plate armor. Metal plates were attached to each part of the body. Norman knights carried kite shaped shields. Later in the middle Ages shields became smaller.

"EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE MIDDLE AGES." Life In The Middle Ages. Web. 18 Nov. 2015.