Knights’code of chivalry




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KNIGHTS’CODE OF CHIVALRY

Here are the vows of Knighthood:



  1. Fear God and defend His church

  2. Serve and obey the King (=Lord)

  3. Protect the weak and defenseless

  4. Help widows and orphans

  5. Live by honor and for glory

  6. Despise money

  7. Fight for the good of all

  8. Guard the honor of other knights

  9. Speak the truth

  10. Respect the honor of women

  11. Never refuse a challenge

  12. Be brave (=courageous)



  1. Look at the pictures and find the number of the vow it illustrates:


























“A true Knight must be courageous (→obligation)

He mustn’t be afraid of his enemies” (→prohibition)


  1. Read the code again, then the sentences and circle the correct answers :



  1. A knight must/mustn’t be noble.

  2. A knight must be good/bad at horse-riding.

  3. A knight must fight good/evil.

  4. A knight must protect the animals / the widows.

  5. A knight must accept/refuse a fight.

  6. A knight must/mustn’t tell lies.



  1. Now complete the sentences with MUST or MUSTN’T :



  1. A Knight ……………………………………be rude or bad-mannered.

  2. A knight …………………………………...be Christian.

  3. A knight …………………………………….be faithful to the King.

  4. A knight …………………………………….be mean ( + generous)

  5. A knight …………………………………….protect the orphans.

  6. A knight ………………………………….. help the people in need.



  1. As a conclusion, complete the following sentences :

  1. A knight must protect ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

  2. He must defend……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

  3. He mustn’t kill …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

  4. He mustn’t be ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….



  1. Read the text “L’apprentissage du chevalier”…



L’apprentissage du chevalier

Il commence des l’enfance. En quittant le domaine familial, le futur chevalier connait les bases de l’équitation et du combat. Ensuite, valet chez un parent ou chez un suzerain, il apprend l’entretien des armes et le service de son seigneur, tout en continuant son entrainement au combat. Puis, il participe aux tournois et aux batailles et accède à l’état d’écuyer. Enfin, si son courage est irréprochable, sons sens chevaleresque sans défaut et s’il a les moyens de s’équiper (chevaux, armes, armures), il a l’honneur d’être adoubé.





and put the following sentences in the right order :

  • _______________: At last, if he is courageous and rich enough, he is dubbed and becomes a knight.

  • _______________: Then he learns how to take care of the arms.

  • _______________: When he leaves home, the future knight must be good at horse-riding and fighting.

  • _______________: Later, he takes part in tournaments.


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