Chivalry

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Yale University Press, Jan 1, 2005 - History - 303 pages
Authentic, up-to-date material recorded clearly by native speakers.
 

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Contents

The Secular Origins of Chivalry
18
Chivalry the Church and the Crusade
44
The Ceremony of Dubbing to Knighthood
64
The Historical Mythology of Chivalry
102
Heraldry and Heralds
125
The Idea of Nobility
143
Arms Nobility and Honour
162
Pageantry Tournies and Solemn Vows
200
Chivalry and War
219
Conclusion
238
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About the author (2005)

Maurice Keen is an Emeritus Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford, where he was tutor in medieval history from 1961 to 2000. He is the author of The Outlaws of Medieval England, The Pelican History of Medieval Europe, England in the Late Middle Ages, and Origins of the English Gentleman.

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