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Knights and Tournaments- Ashley, Malia, & Tate

Medieval Europe Project
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Ashley Sunn

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Transcript of Knights and Tournaments- Ashley, Malia, & Tate

Code of Chivalry
References/Bibliography
Order of Knights Templar
Armor & Equipment
Jousting and Battle Skills
Ms. Yun
Period 3
By:
Ashley Sunwoo
Malia Thoele
Tate Hom

Knights and Tournaments
Life in the Middle Ages
Europe Project
Combats fought as contests in which the victor was awarded money, gold, and/or land
The three types:
Joust - Individual
Melee - Team
Bohort- Team
Tournaments
Medieval Weapons

Main Principles:
honor
loyalty
religious faith
protection of the people (ie. weak, women, children)
courage
endurance
fighting skill
"The Knights' Way of Life"
Who did the Knights serve?
What did it mean to be a Knight?
To serve, support, and protect the Lord
To follow Code of Chivalry
To practice with weapons
To guard castle
To learn and master horsemanship
To use Medieval Warfare
Becoming a Knight
Lord
The church
Thanks for Listening!
Three Levels of Knighthood:
Page - first
Squire - second
Knight - last
Knighting Ceremony
a festival that celebrates the squire becoming a knight
Did you know...?
Present day Knights
Jedi from
Star Wars
Batman
Chess
Sports Teams' names
Video games
History of Knights
The Rise
How did Knights start?
The Decline
How did they end?
Sword
Shield
Buckler
Dagger
Crossbow
Ax
Spear
Alchin, L. (2015, March 4).
Medieval tournaments.
Retrieved March 11,
2015, from Siteseen Ltd. Web site http://www.ancientfortresses.org/copyright.htm

Alchin, L. (2014).
The middle ages
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Siteseen Ltd. Web site http://www.lordsandladies.org/

Bouchard, C. (2009).
Knights in history and legend
. Firefly Books Ltd.

Gresko, M. S. (2003).
The castle community: Knights. A Medieval castle
(pp. 18-20). Farmington Hills, MI

(2007).
Knights, castles, chivalry, siege engines, and everything
medieval.
Retrieved March 12, 2015, from Kalif Publishing Web site http://www.knight-medieval.com/
Halberd
Poleax
Pike
Javelin
Club
Mace

Heavy, specially designed armor
Symbol of status/wealth
Elaborate/comfortable (costs grew)
Chain mail = common armor, made of metal links

Aketons = additional protection
Tabards = outer garment
Pauldrons - shoulders
Vambraces = arms
Couters (Poleyns) = elbows
Gauntlets = gloves for hands
Breastplates = chest/torso
Backplates = rear
Sabatons = feet
Greaves = front/rear of lower legs
Cuisses = thighs/knee
Helmet = head
Equipment used:
Lances & Shields
Protective armor
Light, fast-running horses
Objective:
Strike the opponent with the lance and make him fall off his mount
These were knights that pledged their loyalty specifically to the church
"Temple of Solomon", a religious order specifically to military purposes
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