| "A sword age,
a wind age, a wolf age..." The Sibyl's prophecy echoes throughout
this amply illustrated issue of WINGIN'
IT. Noble acts, which today define "chivalry",
were rare in medieval times. Yet the ballads of dark age troubadours
and overtones of King Arthur's magical court persist. Modern quests
still include a search for The Holy Grail. Pursue your own adventure
and discover the truth behind every knight's shield and war hammer.
But beware -- not every man clad in an armor suit is a true knight!
Knight Life uses period
art to illuminate murky medieval manners that guided and chequed
the king's mounted men. Discover how a horse soldier's lady, his
sworn allegiance, his heraldic achievement, and ultimately the elaborate
protocol of his final march, defined him through the all-important
ocular of medieval life -- social status. A Knight's Fee kept him
grounded in an agricultural feudal system but the degree of his
heraldic achievement determined his place at court and in the community.
Follow the life of a horse soldier from seven years of age through
award of his accolade at twenty one, to his last extravagance --
a long and costly funeral! The lure of valuable rewards and challenging
adventure attracted the best and the worst medieval youths to the
rich man's prestigious but precarious gamble known as knighthood.
Like the knights this issue uncovers, WINGIN'
IT goes boldly forth dressed to kill!
Free your creative spirit with the contents of
an envelope of Knightly Pursuits included in each publication. Templates
and easy instructions for creating medieval mobiles, 3D greeting
cards, gothic frames, armored book marks, and gift tags shaped like
rampant lions are some of the ransom you'll receive in The
Age of Chivalry - Part 1.
5.5" x 5.5" x .25", 40 pages,
27 illustrations, concertina format with self covers, black soy-based
ink on 100% recycled Environment Text, 24 pound Desert Storm. Each
publication includes an envelope of templates printed on 20 pound
white bond, and comes belly-banded, sealed with a signature artistamp,
and enclosed in a clear protective wrapper.
$20.00 (USA price, shipping included)
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