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    Knighthood in the Middle Ages

    (ORDO NEWS) — In the fourteenth century, especially in Western Europe, chivalry was quite large. It was enough to be born into a suitable family, to have land inherited from a father and a favorable sovereign. The knighting ceremony was not even a privilege, but simply an obligation, confirming obligations to the ruler. And also a kind of ritual of transition from childhood to adulthood. A few centuries earlier, the…