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Modern History: The Knight

The Knight: A Knight's Day

Series 1, Episode 3

The Knight: A Knight's Day

In this third episode, Jason unpacks the rags-to-riches tale, the classic hero's journey of a knight. But how did a boy truly become a knight? What hardships and responsibilities did he face? Could just anyone become a knight and if so, how did he prove his worth? Jason even dons a full suit of armour to re-enact some of the practicalities of a knight's everyday duties.

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