A Knight's Own Book of Chivalry

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University of Pennsylvania Press, Incorporated, May 12, 2005 - History - 116 pages
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Composed at the height of the Hundred Years War by Geoffroi de Charny, one of the most respected knights of his age, A Knight's Own Book of Chivalry is an invaluable guide to fourteenth-century knighthood.

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User Review  - Ken - Goodreads

Great historical insight into Chivalry as understood by a true knight of his time. Read full review

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User Review  - Jesse Shelton - Goodreads

I am sure that this book is extremely valuable for researchers and people interested in writing historical fiction. That said, that does not make it a good read or a good book. The dryness of the text ... Read full review

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Geoffroi de Charny (1304?-56) was considered the quintessential knight of his age by his contemporaries. He was killed at the Battle of Poitiers. Richard W. Kaeuper is Professor of History at the University of Rochester. He is the author of a number of books, including Chivalry and Violence in Medieval Europe. Elspeth Kennedy is Sometime Fellow at St. Hilda's College, Oxford University.

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