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A knight and his armour

R. Ewart Oakeshott

A knight and his armour

by R. Ewart Oakeshott

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Published by Dufour .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Weapons -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    j-73306

    Statement[by] R. Ewart Oakeshott. Illustrated by the author.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    The Physical Object
    Pagination95 p. :
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23267224M

    Armour of the English Knight. Tobias Capwell. This was the armour of the age of Henry V, the armour that went into action at Agincourt, the armour worn by some of the most famous. Ewart Oakeshott (25 May – 30 September ) was a British illustrator, collector, and amateur historian who wrote prodigiously on medieval arms and was a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, a Founder Member of the Arms and Armour Society, and the Founder of the Oakeshott created a classification system of the medieval sword, the Oakeshott typology, a .

    A full suit of armor weighed between pounds, but the weight was spread out over the knight’s entire body so he could still run, lie down or mount his horse without too much of a problem. Although it protected a knight very well, plate armor was still very heavy, very hot and difficult to put on or take off. A knight is a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a head of state (including the pope) or representative for service to the monarch, the church or the country, especially in a military capacity.. The background of knighthood can be traced back to the Greek hippeis (ἱππεῖς) and Roman eques of classical antiquity.. In the Early Middle Ages in Europe, knighthood was.

    medieval knight and various aspects of his equipment and training. Specifically, I have consulted the books A Knight and His Armor and A Knight and His Weapons. These books are most relevant to the topic of my study, and are written in easy-to-understand language that, while being accessible to an. Instead, the knight wore a skirt made of mail. Spurs. The knight used sharp spurs to control his horse. Plate armour › This knight is wearing a late 15th-century suit of German “Gothic” style armour. He is fully armed and ready to mount his horse. The knight has one hand on his sword and in the other hand he holds a weapon called a mace.


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Oakeshott focuses on the a Read MorePrice Range: $ - $ Get this from a library. A knight and his armor. [R Ewart Oakeshott] -- Provides a detailed history of how armor developed, how and of what it was made and how it was worn.

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Originally published in and of interest to young and older readers-this updated and revised edition of A Knight and His Armor has an extensive and useful glossary.

Accurately illustrated by the author, the book captures the wonder and magic of a past time/5(48). A Knight and His Weapons book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Arms and Armour from Prehistory to the Age of Chivalry" which is much more technical; it's actually the one where the famous "Oakeshott Typology of swords" is introduced.

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It's a lighthearted tale of a desperate knight in search of his true self. His journey reflects our own--filled with hope and despair, belief and disillusionment, laughter and tears/5.A Knight's Armor and Weapons History >> Middle Ages for Kids The most valuable items to a knight were his armor, weapons, and his war horse.

These three items were very expensive, meaning that only the wealthy could afford to be knights.