Way back in the year 476 AD the Middle Ages, what we like to call medieval times, started. That was when the Roman Empire fell, in case you weren't so sure why it was such a random date and we didn't round it up to 500 or something. Everything you know or think you know about knights and chivalry and the whole medieval aesthetic that lives on in fantasy fiction began. It must have been a very interesting time to be alive. And if you were alive during it there were few things you could do that were more interesting than being a knight. These were the warriors of the age, the heroes. They traveled the world fighting in campaigns, risking life and limb to swing a sword for their chosen kings.
There were likely thousands of knights whose names we'll never know in the present, but a few have lived on through their deeds for better or for worse. The era inspired tales of fictional knights and also fictional tales of real knights. Whatever kind of knight we're talking about, though, odds are they had an amazing story. Think any of those stories match up with your own? Let us be your faithful squire as you take the quiz and find out!
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