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Author Gravett, Christopher, 1951-
Title The knight's handbook : how to become a champion in shining armor / Christopher Gravett.
Pub Info New York : Cobblehill Books, ©1997.
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book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Cotuit Children's Room  J 940.1     AVAILABLE
 Woods Hole - Children's  Y 940.1 GRA     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript 29 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
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Summary An introduction to knighthood, including armor, jousting, castle life, heraldry, and other customs and manners. Includes instructions for a variety of related activities and projects.
Contents I. Armor and weapons -- Coats of mail -- The helmet -- Deadly spikes -- Making a helmet -- Suits of steel -- High fashion -- Cartwheels -- II. Becoming a knight -- From page to squire -- From squire to knight -- Enemy attacks -- Into battle! -- Medieval medicine -- Making a knightly sword -- III. Heraldry -- Coats-of-arms -- Heraldic colors -- A brave messenger -- Making a shield of arms -- IV. The castle and manor -- Earth and timber -- A cozy keep -- Round towers and fierce archers -- Making a castle -- Raise the drawbridge! -- Lord of the manor -- V. Food -- The lord's table -- The hall -- Pass the salt -- Table manners -- Dinner at the castle -- VI. Knightly pastimes -- Hunting and hawking -- Acrobats and minstrels -- Dancing and games -- Making a board game -- VII. Tournaments -- The tourney -- A jousting knight -- The joust -- Changing times -- VIII. Chivalry -- Bad manners -- Courtly love -- Epics and romances -- King Arthur -- A knightly code of honor -- IX. The Crusades -- The pilgrims -- The First Crusade -- The Crusader knight -- Building a siege catapult -- Jerusalem -- Richard the Lionheart -- Warrior monks.
Subject Knights and knighthood -- Juvenile literature.
Castles -- Juvenile literature.
Middle Ages -- Juvenile literature.
Knights and knighthood.
Handicraft.
Genre Literature.
ISBN 0525652418
9780525652410
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