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MASTER
a person with power, rule, or authority
SERVANT
someone who works at someone’s house and does housework, cooking over another. or other chores.
KING
a man from a royal family who is ruler of his country.
QUEEN
a woman from a royal family who is the ruler of her country.
MOAT
a deep, wide ditch dug all around a castle, fort, or town and filled with water to prevent attacks.
DRAWBRIDGE
a bridge made to be wholly or partly raised up, let down, or drawn aside so as to permit or prevent passage
CASTLE
a large building or group of buildings usually having high walls with towers and a surrounding moat for protection
KEEP
the strongest part of a castle in the middle Ages
FORTIFY
to make strong: as a: to strengthen by military defenses
KNIGHT
a warrior of olden times, who fought on horseback, served a king, held a special military rank, and swore to behave in a noble way
MONARCHY
-total rule by one person
CREST
an emblem or design on a helmet (as of a knight) or over a coat of arms
POMMEL
the knob on the hilt of a sword or at the front of a saddle
ALCHEMIST
a person who practices alchemy: a process of transmuting a common substance, usually of little value, into a substance of great value.
ROYAL
of or pertaining to a king, queen, or other sovereign: royal power; a royal palace.
TURRET
a small tower at an angle of a building, as of a castle or fortress, frequently beginning some distance above the ground
PARAPET
a defensive wall or elevation, as of earth or stone, in a fortification.
CROWN
a similar ornamental headgear worn by a person designated king or queen in a pageant, contest
ARMOR
any covering worn as a defense against weapons
SWORD
a weapon having various forms but consisting typically of a long, straight or slightly curved blade, sharp-edged on one or both sides, with one end pointed and the other fixed in a hilt or handle.
BREASTPLATE
a piece of plate armor partially or completely covering the front of the torso: used by itself or as part of a cuirass.
SHIELD
a broad piece of armor, varying widely in form and size, carried apart from the body, usually on the left arm, as a defense against swords, lances, arrows,
TOURNAMENT
a meeting at an appointed time and place for the performance of knightly exercises and sports.
DEMOCRACY
government by the people
CHIVALRY
the rules and customs of medieval knighthood
MOTTO
a maxim adopted as an expression of the guiding principle of a person, organization, city
MAIL
flexible armor of interlinked rings
BARON
a member of the House of Lords
MANOR
any similar territorial unit in medieval Europe, as a feudal estate.
PAGE
youth being trained for knighthood
SQUIRE
a young man of noble birth who as an aspirant to knighthood served a knight.
HERALD
a royal or official messenger
JESTER
A fool or buffoon at medieval courts
MINSTREL
a medieval poet and musician who sang or recited while accompanying himself on a stringed instrument
BARD
Armor. any of various pieces of defensive armor for a horse
MEDIEVAL
Relating or belonging to the Middle Ages
HERALDRY
the office or duty of a herald.
HILT
the handle of a sword or dagger
OSTLER
someone employed in a stable to take care of the horses