In a world marked by ferocious politics, economic change, warfare and violence, social upheaval, and religious schism, how, exactly did chivalrous knights and their sword fighting games and jousting activities fit into the scheme of everyday life?Continue reading. . .
School’s back in session – and soon students will be studying the history of the Middle Ages and Renaissance once more. Reading tales of King Arthur and his knights; learning about the politics and culture of medieval Europe; and imagining what life would have been like for a knight or a lady in the 13th […]Continue reading. . .
Even the most honest and sincere of people seem to have blind spots when it comes to their own sense of truthfulness. It was certainly true of medieval knights – who were notorious for breaking vows of loyalty when it was personally or politically expedientContinue reading. . .
Chivalry Today’s staff of educators and interpreters were proud to be asked to join in the festivities at the 2012 Mission Viejo Readers Festival. The Festival is an event that promotes literacy and education, and gives local Southern California residents a chance to meet and speak with some world-class authors. But this year the organizers […]Continue reading. . .
Ever wonder why castles have all those towers and tall walls? Can you imagine what it would be like to plan an attack on a giant medieval castle, or what it would be like to defend one? What was life like inside a castle in the Age of Chivalry? These, and more questions about knights […]Continue reading. . .