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The Medieval Knight with Christopher Gravett

Knights in the Middle Ages were expert horsemen, pious defenders of the church, property managers, courteous entertainers, reciters of poetry, military leaders, and stone-cold killers. This week, Danièle speaks with Christopher Gravett on what was knighthood, how one became a knight, and knights in the modern media.

Christopher Gravett is a former senior curator at the Royal Armouries of the Tower of London, a historical consultant, and the author of many books including The Medieval Knight. You can learn about this book from Osprey Publishing and you can see a list of Christopher’s other books from his Wikipedia page.


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Top Image: Bibliothèque de l’Arsenal. Ms-630 fol. 1r


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