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For Honour and Fame: Chivalry in England, 1066-1500

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* The world of medieval chivalry is at once glamorous and violent, alluring yet alien. Our popular views of the period are largely inherited from the nineteenth-century romantics, for whom chivalry evoked images of knights in shining armour, competing for the attention of fair ladies - with pennons and streamers fluttering from castle battlements. * But what is the reality? Were the rituals and romance of chivalry designed to provide an escape from the brutal facts of almost continuous warfare? Or did they instead help ...

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For Honour and Fame: Chivalry in England, 1066-1500
2012, Pimlico, London

ISBN-13: 9781845951894

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For Honour and Fame: Chivalry in England, 1066-1500
2011, The Bodley Head Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781847920522

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