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As in medieval times, knights are made by the current king, to
 
As in medieval times, knights are made by the current king, to
whom they swear fealty, however they are chosen and reccomended
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whom they swear fealty. They are chosen and recommended
 
by a council of other knights. Good fighters who do not wish to
 
by a council of other knights. Good fighters who do not wish to
swear fealty can become masters of arms.
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swear fealty may become masters of arms.

Revision as of 01:07, 1 July 2003

In Medieval times, a knight was a mounted warrior in the service of a Lord.

Knights behavior, both in battle and normal life, was guided by a code of conduct.

See also: Chivalry

In the SCA, a knight is a fighter who shows great prowess at heavy fighting (heavily armoured hand to hand fighting) as well as behaving in a chivalrous manner.

As in medieval times, knights are made by the current king, to whom they swear fealty. They are chosen and recommended by a council of other knights. Good fighters who do not wish to swear fealty may become masters of arms.