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In The Time Of Knights (I Was There Book) Shelley Tanaka

In The Time Of Knights (I Was There Book)

Shelley Tanaka

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ISBN : 9780439344524
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How does a fourteen-year-old boy become a knight? In this compelling narrative, readers are introduced to the knighthood of William Marshal, who was perhaps the most remarkable knight ever to live. From his rigorous training in the use of sword,MoreHow does a fourteen-year-old boy become a knight? In this compelling narrative, readers are introduced to the knighthood of William Marshal, who was perhaps the most remarkable knight ever to live. From his rigorous training in the use of sword, spear, and shield, to his many tournaments and his battles during the Crusades, this engrossing story details the amazing career of William Marshal while giving readers a glimpse into medieval life.Special features and sidebars complement the tale of this knight, offering informative notes on weaponry, the rules of chivalry, castle life, and the religious and political background of the era. This is the essential book for young readers who are fascinated by the adventure-filled golden age of the knights.