The resting place of King Arthur (La Abadía de Glastonbury, ...England) .King Arthur & Avalon.

The resting place of King Arthur (La Abadía de Glastonbury, ...England) .King Arthur & Avalon.

7 rules of medieval knighthood that will change the way you look at chivalry - People say "chivalry is dead" like that's a terrible thing.  In the popular imagination, chivalry seems to harken back to some mythical era when armored knights rode about the land going on quests, saving maidens, and fighting evildoers.  But chivalry is really a word "that came to denote the code and culture of a martial estate which regarded war as its hereditary profession," Maurice Keen writes in "Chivalry ."…

7 rules of medieval knighthood that will change the way you look at chivalry

7 rules of medieval knighthood that will change the way you look at chivalry - People say "chivalry is dead" like that's a terrible thing. In the popular imagination, chivalry seems to harken back to some mythical era when armored knights rode about the land going on quests, saving maidens, and fighting evildoers. But chivalry is really a word "that came to denote the code and culture of a martial estate which regarded war as its hereditary profession," Maurice Keen writes in "Chivalry ."…

The following illustrations are by renowned military history illustrator Angus McBride. A Galloglass and the kern - circa 1562.

The following illustrations are by renowned military history illustrator Angus McBride. A Galloglass and the kern - circa 1562.

The coat-of-arms of Nitra is among a group of seals from counties whose “hereditary” counts were bishops, and therefore are dominated by a hagiographic theme. The current Coat-of-arms refers to one of several medieval legends surrounding St. Ladislaus, who was King of Hungary in 1077-1095. In this legend, he rescues a princess from the pagan Cumans, a local version of the story of St. George, the patron saint of knights, who saves a princess from a dragon, the embodiment of the devil and…

The coat-of-arms of Nitra is among a group of seals from counties whose “hereditary” counts were bishops, and therefore are dominated by a hagiographic theme. The current Coat-of-arms refers to one of several medieval legends surrounding St. Ladislaus, who was King of Hungary in 1077-1095. In this legend, he rescues a princess from the pagan Cumans, a local version of the story of St. George, the patron saint of knights, who saves a princess from a dragon, the embodiment of the devil and…

Cherokee National Treasure Edith Knight knows a lot about cooking. She shares the story of her youth, growing up and falling in love in the Cherokee Nation a...

Cherokee National Treasure Edith Knight knows a lot about cooking. She shares the story of her youth, growing up and falling in love in the Cherokee Nation a...

Thomas de Beauchamp, 11th Earl of Warwick depicted in 1347 as one of the 8 mourners attached to the monumental brass of Sir Hugh Hastings (d...

Thomas de Beauchamp, 11th Earl of Warwick depicted in 1347 as one of the 8 mourners attached to the monumental brass of Sir Hugh Hastings (d...

Descendants of the Knights of the Bath

Descendants of the Knights of the Bath

Seal of Alan fitz Walter; 2nd High Stewart of Scotland 1140-1204; my 26th great grandfather

Seal of Alan fitz Walter; 2nd High Stewart of Scotland 1140-1204; my 26th great grandfather

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