Knightly Virtues

Knightly Virtues

Knightly Virtues (or the Virtues of a Knight) were part of a medieval chivalric code of honour. The virtues were a set of 'standards' that Knights of the High Middle Ages tried to adhere to in their daily living and interactions with others. Today, this term still carries similar meanings. [cite book | last = Altmann | first = Barbara K | authorlink = | coauthors = | title = The Court Reconvenes | publisher = | date = | location = | pages = 99 | url = | doi = | id = | isbn = 0859917975 ]

) does have a meaning behind it. [ [ SJA Website] ]

There is no definitive list of virtues, and another proposed group includes: []


The list of virtues has changed over time. In the Middle Ages, skills like Horsemanship were also considered one amongst these ideals. [ Citation| first= | last=| coauthors=| contribution=An outline of development of the Gymnastic Horse from Roman Times to the Age of Humanists| title=Studies in Physical Culture and Tourism| editor-first=| editor-last=| coeditors=| publisher=| place=| pages=| date=| year=| id= | contribution-url=| format=pdf| accessdate=2008-05-26 ]

ee also

* Seven Heavenly Virtues

External links

* [ St. John Ambulance Canada]


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