When Knights Were Bold

When Knights Were Bold

By: Eva March Tappan
Published by: Houghton Mifflin Company
Publication Date: 1911

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"Spirited and interesting picture of life in castles and manors, monasteries and towns during the middle ages. The description of the customs of knights is especially full. Many illustrations from contemporary pictures." N.Y. State Lib.

First printed in 1911, When Knights Were Bold has become an authoritative source on medieval life and customs for young people. The manner of life and habits of thought of the people who lived between the eighth and fifteenth centuries are described both as a phenomenon of their age and in relation to our present day habits and customs. When Knights Were Bold is a book of reference, yet a book to read—written with a vitality and radiance that unfolds the color and pageantry of the middle ages. Illustrations from old prints, wood cuts, and diagrams.

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When Knights Were Bold Reprint

When Knights Were Bold
Reprinted in 2005 by Yesterday's Classics
Available formats: Paperback
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This edition is an unabridged republication of the work originally published by Houghton Mifflin Co. in 1911.

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