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  • 5 stars across 2 books
    Christopher Gravett has worked as a curator both at the British Museum and at the Royal Armories at the Tower of London. Currently he is curator at Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire. He has written many books on medieval military history, arms, armor and castles. John James studied figurative illustration and specialized in historical reconstructions and architectural drawings for many years. He has worked on a number of non-fiction books for children, including an award-winning title on Egyptian pyramids. He lives in Britain.
    5th July 2007


    This title helps you to be an eyewitness to the life of a knight. Did you know caltrops - nasty spiked objects - were sc... More

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    18th August 2005

    Real Knights

    Twenty celebrated knights are examined right down to the details of armor, tournaments, and castle life.... More

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      You can’t go wrong with Eyewitness books, regardless of your age. Learned a ton of stuff I didn’t know about armor, castle design, weaponry, etc. So m...

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