This title helps you to be an eyewitness to the life of a knight. Did you know caltrops - nasty spiked objects - were scattered over the ground before battle to injure animals or men who trod on them? Take a look at a knight's life, from young squires learning the trade to weaponry, armour and battle. You can get the picture using the clip-art CD with over 100 amazing images to download. Then use the giant pull-out wallchart to decorate your room. Great for projects or just for fun, this fact-packed guide and CD shows and tells you everything you need to know about knights. "I am a big fan of these...They are brilliantly visual". "There isn't a child that would be able to resist picking that up" - "Reader Reviews".
This is Book 86 in the Eyewitness Series. See all Eyewitness books here.
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 architectuMore about Christopher Gravett