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The Resource The Usborne official knight's handbook, written by the most chivalrous Sir Archibald Whistleblade (also known as Sam Taplin) ; designed by that valiant lord Sir Percival Feathertrot of Northumberland (also known as Stephen Wright) ; illustrated by a gracious draughtsman of the Antipodes Sir B

The Usborne official knight's handbook, written by the most chivalrous Sir Archibald Whistleblade (also known as Sam Taplin) ; designed by that valiant lord Sir Percival Feathertrot of Northumberland (also known as Stephen Wright) ; illustrated by a gracious draughtsman of the Antipodes Sir B

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The Usborne official knight's handbook
Title
The Usborne official knight's handbook
Statement of responsibility
written by the most chivalrous Sir Archibald Whistleblade (also known as Sam Taplin) ; designed by that valiant lord Sir Percival Feathertrot of Northumberland (also known as Stephen Wright) ; illustrated by a gracious draughtsman of the Antipodes Sir B
Title variation
  • TheUsborne official knight's handbook: written by Sam Taplin ; designed by Stephen Wright ; illustrated by Ian McNee
  • Knight's handbook
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From holding lances to courtly dances, the novice knight has a lot to learn and if ladies won't look at you twice, if your armour is rusty and your castle crumbling around you....then you need this book. It covers everything from sieges and swordplay to feasts and fights. So be prepared....tuck a copy in your gauntlet and the enemy won't stand a chance
Cataloging source
VHEI
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Taplin, Sam
Dewey number
940.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wright, Stephen
  • McNee, Ian
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  • Medieval, Civilization
  • Tournaments, Medieval
  • Knights and knighthood
  • Weapons, Ancient
  • Middle Ages
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The Usborne official knight's handbook, written by the most chivalrous Sir Archibald Whistleblade (also known as Sam Taplin) ; designed by that valiant lord Sir Percival Feathertrot of Northumberland (also known as Stephen Wright) ; illustrated by a gracious draughtsman of the Antipodes Sir B
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Chapter One: So you want to be a Knight? - Knights a quick guide - Chivalry - Courtly love - Where you fit in. Chapter Two: Knight school - Starting out - Tonight's the Knight - Kitting yourself out. Chapter Three: To battle! - Battle tactics - Raids - Castle warfare - Crazy crusades. Chapter Four: Home for the Knight - Castle shopping - Castle life. Chapter Five: Tournaments and challenges - Muddy melees - Bone-jangling jousts - Handy heralds - Pas d'armes. Chapter Six: Knights notes - Knights to remember - Your own coat of arms
Control code
000040116041
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
80 p.
Isbn
9780746066775
Other physical details
col. ill.
Label
The Usborne official knight's handbook, written by the most chivalrous Sir Archibald Whistleblade (also known as Sam Taplin) ; designed by that valiant lord Sir Percival Feathertrot of Northumberland (also known as Stephen Wright) ; illustrated by a gracious draughtsman of the Antipodes Sir B
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Chapter One: So you want to be a Knight? - Knights a quick guide - Chivalry - Courtly love - Where you fit in. Chapter Two: Knight school - Starting out - Tonight's the Knight - Kitting yourself out. Chapter Three: To battle! - Battle tactics - Raids - Castle warfare - Crazy crusades. Chapter Four: Home for the Knight - Castle shopping - Castle life. Chapter Five: Tournaments and challenges - Muddy melees - Bone-jangling jousts - Handy heralds - Pas d'armes. Chapter Six: Knights notes - Knights to remember - Your own coat of arms
Control code
000040116041
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
80 p.
Isbn
9780746066775
Other physical details
col. ill.

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