Medieval Knights Were NOT Noble, But Cold-Hearted Killers
If you think that a knight in a shining armor, was a good guy, think again. The knights during the medieval times were not good guys, but were actually cold heart killers!
When we think about knights, we usually have noble men in mind, heroic warriors whose gallantry was unsurpassed. We’ve all heard the tales of King Arthur and the knights of the round table, which included the dauntless and dashing Sir Lancelot and his spirited son Sir Galahad. But Arthurian legend is just that, legend, and knights in real life bore no resemblance to these romantic depictions. We might look at the oath the knights of the round table took, which was all about chivalry, not being greedy, not taking land by power, not being cruel, or murderous, to always be merciful and of course always to do your best to protect women – sometimes referred to as damsels. It all sounds good on paper, but it hardly mirrored reality. Welcome to this episode of the Infographics Show, How medieval knights were not noble, but cold-hearted killers.
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