What is a knight?

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The term “knight” has a different meaning in history than it does today. Several hundred years ago (during the Middle Ages), a knight was like a warrior or soldier. Have you ever seen a picture of a knight in armor? This was the soldier’s protection. As children and young adults, knights trained and learned what they would need to know. When they became old enough and had the right skills, knights would go to battle for whomever they served.

Today, we no longer have armored knights who ride on horses, but the term “knight” still exists. People can be “knighted,” usually by the king or queen of a royal family, as a type of honor for something great that they have accomplished. It’s like a symbol of bravery, loyalty, and good!

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