S1 Ep3 - The Last Of Their Kind

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There’s no place in modern times for the dashing life of the knights, the expensive armour, the horses, and the indispensable castle. Many imperial knights lose their jobs and fall into poverty by the early 1500s. Peasant revolts, armies of mercenaries, and a new way to fight wars using muskets and canons make the mounted ...

S1 Ep1 - Men In Iron

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A fierce warrior-class emerges in medieval Europe around 1,000 years ago: the knights. They live brutal lives, glorified by tales of chivalry and courtly love that have left us with a skewed idea of knighthood. In reality, it’s a world of freezing castles and violent battles, where joust competitions, fair maidens and the ...
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S1 Ep2 - For Fame And Honour

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For Fame And Honour - Gaining honour, respect and glory is all-important to the medieval knight. And embarking on a crusade to the Holy Land in pursuit of the ‘infidels’ is one way of getting it. The story of Heinrich von Neuffen provides unprecedented insights into this largely unknown aspect of the crusades. But beyond t...