IntroductionDuring the Middle Ages, villagers and townspeople turned to nobles to protect them. The shift in power from kings to nobles led to the creation of feudalism. As you learned in this chapter, under this system, knights were the most powerful soldiers in Europe. They commanded respect and were rewarded for their bravery. In this activity, you will analyze the military, social, and political significance of the medieval knight. You will learn about the armor and weapons used by knights, and the code by which they lived.
Visit Knights and Armor to discover what it was like to be a knight in Medieval Europe.
Destination Title: Knights and Armor
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