How They Lived in the Age of Knights

How They Lived in the Age of Knights

Book - 1976
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From the How They Lived series - easy-to-read books in which historical settings are vividly described and drawn for young readers.

Eight or nine hundred years ago, a king's power could depend on the loyalty of his lords and knights. How did he try to bind them to be faithful' What promises did a new knight make' Why did some knights become crusaders' This book describes, in a simple and approachable style, a little of life in a medieval castle, where a young squire and his sister go hunting with their lord, watch a great feast and enjoy a tournament, the girl looking forward to the day when her brother too will be a gallant knight, and when she will be a lady about whom the minstrels sing.
Publisher: Guildford, [England] : Lutterworth Press, 1976.
ISBN: 9780718822002
Branch Call Number: J 942 .034 Had
Characteristics: 32 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 23 cm. --
Additional Contributors: Janrup, Birgit 1931-,


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