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The Knights in the Middle Ages
Transcript of The Knights in the Middle Ages
Who were the Knights?
A knight is a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a monarch or other political leader to serve the monarch and the country.
What did they wear?
An armor made of steel, a metal helmet with pores and steel boots. They also carried a shield made of steel or wood. Most of these had the knight's or his family's emblem to mark ownership.
Wealthy Knights lived in manor, estates, or castles
Normal Knights' homes were like those of the peasants.
Home of the Knights
Many of them owned
their homes but some
lived under their lords.
Was it comfortable?
No. A suit of chain mail could
have more than 200,000 rings.
However, chain mail was heavy,
uncomfortable, and difficult to
Power over who?
Does anyone have power over you?
The Lord, the monarch,
Slaves, serfs, peasants
Most prized possession
A war-horse, armor,
and sword or shield.It differed for every Knight.
What did they fear most?
didn't fear anything
On daily basis, Knights used
armor, shield, sword, and their
All of them want to be granted land,
money, and raise in rank.
replaced by another type of weapon
fought with friends to show off their skills