The Lady of Tournament delivering the Price. DURING the progress of the Tournament, the scaffolds surrounding the field were crowded with ladies, who encouraged the combatants by their smiles. They… Read More
The gigantic warrior of Bosworth Field. Armor from hall door of Abbotsford designed for a French knight.
Origin of the Teutonic Order of Knighthood — Its development — Siege of Acre — The Order nurses the sick — The dress of the Knights — The rale — The officers and constitution — The Order of Christ
Knights Hospitaller or the Order of Saint John. The eleventh century — Pilgrimage to Jerusalem — Difficulties of pilgrims from Europe — The two Italian merchants — The first Hospital of St. John at Jerusalem — Jerusalem taken by the Turcmans — New miseries of pilgrims — Peter the Hermit — The First Crusade
Foundation of the Order of the Temple — St. Bernard aids the Order—Constitution of the Order — St. Bernard’s account of the Templars — The Christian power in the East weakened — The Second Crusade — The siege of Damascus — Letter of a Knight Templar — Exploits of the Templars in Palestine
German knight in armor in 1540s. Medieval tournament. German knight jousting. Renaissance period, 16th century.
German knights with full body armor riding to a tournament. Renaissance period, 15th century.
Medieval tournament. Heavy cavalry 16th century. Knights riding to the tournament, 16th century. German Renaissance period.
Knights in armor riding to a tournament. Renaissance period 16th century Men-at-arms with lances, fully armored heavy cavalryman.
Knights in armor jousting. 16th century combat. German Renaissance period.