Becoming A Knight
- To become a knight you would either have to be a son of a Noble or a Knight.
- If you were a son of a Noble then when you were 8 years old you were sent to a neighboring castle where you were trained as a page.
- You would spend most of your time strengthening your body,wrestling and riding on horses.
- When you are 15 or 16 you became a squire in service of becoming a Knight.
- Your duties would be:dressing the knight in the morning,serving all the knight's meals,caring for the knight's horse,and cleaning the knight's armor and weapons.
- Each Squire was assigned to a knight.
- One knight could have several squires.
- Squires assisted the knight to whom he was assigned to.
- Squires continued to learn how to fight and behave.
- When a Squire proved himself in battle,and the knight thought he was ready too the squire could become a knight by him self.
- Squires were knighted in ceremonies.
What it meant to be a knight.
- It meant a lot in the Middle Ages to be a knight!
- When a young boy (almost always of noble blood) was about 6 or 7 years old he was sent to the castle of his father's feudal lord to become a page. For about 8-9 years he served his lord carrying messages,fetching things,and etc.
- Then when he was 14 or 15 he became a squire and was assigned (if you will) to a knight.
Who Did The Knight Serve? Also Was It A Paid Position or A Position Of Honor?
- The knight served the king.
- The knights got paid.
What Is The Code Of Chivalry?
- The Code of Chivalry is the code of honorable behavior for Medieval Knights.
How Did A Man Become A Knight?
- He went through steps.
- He went through steps like step 1,2,3,4,and 5.
How did a knight dress and what type of equipment did he have?
- He dressed in heavy body armor and could be equated to modern battle tanks.
- The equipment that he had was knights were equipped with a variety of defensive garments and weapons,and trained to use nearly every weapon that would hurt.
Who Did the Knight fight against?
- The knights would fight the people who would attack them.
- Also they would attach their enemies.
How and Why were tournaments held?
- Tournaments made for an excellent source of entertainment for the entire community.
- the competitions themselves were not intended to be violent or dangerous; instead, they were designed as skill tests and displays of technique and talent.
- At the same time, tournaments resulted in many injuries and even fatalities, despite the presence of Medieval physicians onsite at all times.
What is Jousting?
- Jousting is a sport that consists martial competition where two knights fight with weapons.
- Also Jousting is when people entertain themselves by watching knights Joust.