English Medieval Knight 1300-1400 by Christopher Gravett
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English Medieval Knight 1300-1400
By Christopher Gravett

English Medieval Knight 1300-1400

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English Medieval Knight 1300-1400 by Christopher Gravett

Book Description

The 14th-century knight lived in a time of change, in terms of both recruitment methods and the appearance of fighting men. This title describes all aspects of the knight's life, including his training in the castle yard and the hard knocks of the tournament. The knight's life on campaign is explored along with the role of mercenary knights, the motivation of knights in the field and the influence of chivalry.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841761459
ISBN-10: 1841761451
Classification: Early history: c 500 to c 1450/1500 , British & Irish history , Military life & institutions
Format: Paperback (248mm x 184mm x 6mm)
Pages: 64
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Osprey Publishing
Publish Date: 16-Oct-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Christopher Gravett

Chris Gravett is assistant curator of armour at the Tower Amouries, and a recognised authority on the arms, armour and warfare of the medieval world. His previous Osprey titles include Elite 17 'Knights at Tournament', Warrior! 'Norman Knight 950-1204 AD' and Campaign 13 'Hastings 1066'. Graham Turner is a leading historical artist, specialising in the medieval period. He has illustrated numerous titles for Osprey, covering a wide variety of subjects from the dress of the 10th-century armies of the Caliphates, through the action of bloody medieval battles, to the daily life of the British Redcoat of the late 18th century. The son of the illustrator Michael Turner, Graham lives and works in Backinghamshire, UK.

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