a real-life Knight’s tale

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Thanks to the likes of King Arthur, Ivanhoe and more re­cently Game of Thrones, it’s hard not to think of knights as ro­man­tic he­roes off on thrilling quests, pos­si­bly in­volv­ing van­quish­ing dragons. To dis­cover what knight­hood was re­ally like, pick up this in-depth guide, which charts the dawn and down­fall of the Me­dieval che­va­lier. Learn more about the faces be­neath the heavy iron helms, the code of chivalry they were sup­posed to fol­low, their arms and ar­mour, as well as key bat­tles and wars.

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