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Author Keen, Maurice, 1933-2012.
Title Chivalry / Maurice Keen.
Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, 1984.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 BLUFFTON BOOK  CR4513 .K44 1984    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 BLUFFTON BOOK  CR4513 .K44 1984    AVAILABLE  
Author Keen, Maurice, 1933-2012.
Subject Chivalry.
Knights and knighthood -- Europe.
Nobility -- Europe -- History.
Heraldry -- Europe.
Civilization, Medieval.
Description x, 303 pages, 40 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-288) and index.
Contents Introduction: the idea of chivalry -- The secular origins of chivalry -- Chivalry, the church and the crusade -- The ceremony of dubbing to knighthood -- The rise of the tournament -- The historical mythology of chivalry -- Heraldry and heralds -- The idea of nobility -- Arms, nobility and honour -- The secular orders of chivalry -- Pageantry, tournies and solemn vows -- Chivalry and war.
ISBN 0300031505
9780300031508
0300033605
9780300033601
OCLC # 10123547