To The Squire

Star Wars A New Hope
Star Wars A New Hope
Star Wars : A New Hope The dramatic war-like classic of a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, it is Star Wars. The reason most people go to see it is because of the THX digitally mastered sound, the new visual effects, the superb acting, but most of all the all important theme, without which, Star Wars would not be half the film that it is. But now, it has launched Lucasfilm Ltd. into a new era and taken all the world with it. When Star Wars was first made in 1977, nobody expected it to be
Ceremonies and Duties of a Knight
Ceremonies and Duties of a Knight
Ceremonies and Duties of a Knight Introduction Knights were a important part in medieval times. They were used as protection on the manors to stop invading enemies. The worst hated were the Vikings. Knights did more than just sit around and wait for someone to attack them.The trained for when there was going to be a battle and also taught soon to be knights. They also had tournaments for practice and entertainment. Probably the most common tournament known today is jousting. Jousting is where t
Becoming a Knight
Becoming a Knight
Becoming a Knight During the middle ages, in order to become a knight one had to go through many years of training. A knight-to-be spent at least fourteen years of his life learning the proper conduct and etiquette of knighthood. Once the years of training were completed, often an elaborate ceremony took place when the gentleman was knighted. Once knighted, the man had to live by the code of chivalry. This code had the basic guidelines of a knight's behavior. This code was so respected that abi
The Squire's tale ends two lines into its third section and following
The Squire's tale ends two lines into its third section and following
The Squire's tale ends two lines into its third section, and following this abrupt termination is the wordes of the Frankeleyn to the Squier. The Franklin praises the young Squire's attempt at a courtly romance and says that he wishes his own son was more like the Squire. This is followed by the wordes of the Hoost to the Frankeleyn. Many critics believe that the words of the Franklin to the Squire are intended as an interruption of the tale that threatens to go on far too long. However, I
EXCALIBUR
EXCALIBUR
EXCALIBUR Guards, Knights, Squires; prepare for battle! hollers one of the kings noble knights. The rumbling thunder of horses trotting across the wooden mote bridge echoes throughout the castle. Brave knights gallop their horses into the foggy mist where swords and shields smash, the sounds of their armor and their striking metals echo across the land they battle over. Blood oozes from severed bodies as limbs are sliced off men like cheese. These barbaric and berserk behaviors were the every
Jimi Hendrix Rock 'n' Roll Legend
Jimi Hendrix Rock 'n' Roll Legend
Jimi Hendrix: Rock 'n' Roll Legend The extraordinary performances, recording, and lyrics of James Marshall Hendrix have made him impossible to forget. This American rock music guitarist made a legendary mark not only in the history of rock 'n' roll but also on the pop culture as a whole (Ross 32). With unique techniques never seen before and blatant sex-related performances on stage, he became one of the most influential music figures of the 60s (Kamin). Hendrix was not born into stardom nor was
The Nursing profession seems to be changing in society More and more m
The Nursing profession seems to be changing in society More and more m
The Nursing profession seems to be changing in society. More and more males are entering diploma and baccalaureate programs. Although the percentage is low, it is estimated that of the 1.8 million working registered nurses, only 5.7 percent were men, (S. Boughn, 1994), and these numbers seem to be rising. As the number of males in nursing increase so do the questions and queries pertaining to the male nurse. Some of these queries include: Why do men choose nursing? Are there advantages for
This paper will examine in depth Hank Morgan's knowledge of the ninete
This paper will examine in depth Hank Morgan's knowledge of the ninete
This paper will examine in depth Hank Morgan's knowledge of the nineteenth century technology and his use of it in King Arthur’s Camelot. It all started with Hank getting struck on the head with a crowbar during a fight at work. He blacked out and miraculously ended up in the sixth century, and later wrote a manuscript about it. Morgan got captured by one of King Arthur’s Knights and was summoned before the King. The King sentenced Morgan to die at 12:00 noon on the twenty-first of June, the ye
Bulimia and Anorexia Nervosa
Bulimia and Anorexia Nervosa
Bulimia and Anorexia Nervosa : An Examination of the Two According to some estimates, as many as 85% of American women are dissatisfied with their weight. Few, if any, think that they are too thin. Those estimates were revealed at the American Psychological Association's conference on women's health in May 1994 (Driedger, 1994). According to my reading, the consensus is quite clear that we are witnessing an epidemic of sub-clinical eating disorders. The term applies to women who do not meet t
Nicholas Nickleby
Nicholas Nickleby
Nicholas Nickleby Nicholas Nickleby In Nicholas Nickleby ,the play, Dickens dramatically portrays real life through his characters and the experiences they face. In the play the characters are very straight forward with their emotions and everything they do seems so extreme , but at the same time real. An example of this realism, in the play, is the character of Ralph Nickleby. He is a very conniving person who uses people and takes advantage of them whenever he gets the opportunity to do so. Pe
Cloning Today
Cloning Today
Cloning Today A clone is a group of organisms that are genetically identical. Most clones result from asexual reproduction, a process in which a new organism develops from only one parent. The one process of cloning, called nuclear transfer, replaces the nucleus of an immature egg with a nucleus from another cell. Most of the work with clones is done from cultures. An embryo has about thirty or forty usable cells but a culture features an almost endless supply. When the nucleus has been inserted
Excalibur
Excalibur
Excalibur Excalibur Guards, Knights, Squires; prepare for battle! hollers one of the kings noble knights. The rumbling thunder of horses trotting across the wooden mote bridge echoes throughout the castle. Brave knights gallop their horses into the foggy mist where swords and shields smash, the sounds of their armor and their striking metals echo across the land they battle over. Blood oozes from severed bodies as limbs are sliced off men like cheese. These barbaric and berserk behaviors were th
A Long Walk Home
A Long Walk Home
A Long Walk Home Jimi Hendrix: Rock 'n' Roll Legend The extraordinary performances, recording, and lyrics of James Marshall Hendrix have made him impossible to forget. This American rock music guitarist made a legendary mark not only in the history of rock 'n' roll but also on the pop culture as a whole (Ross 32). With unique techniques never seen before and blatant sex-related performances on stage, he became one of the most influential music figures of the 60s (Kamin). Hendrix was not born int
The Tragedy of King Lear
The Tragedy of King Lear
The Tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare An Electronic Classics Series Publication The Tragedy of King Lear is a publication of The Electronic Classics Series. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Editor, nor anyone associated with the Pennsylvania State University assumes any responsibili
The Youth of Francis
The Youth of Francis
The Youth of Francis Giovanni Bernardone was born around September 1182 to Giovanna (Pica) and Pietro di Bernardone. When little Giovanni was born, his father, a very successful cloth merchant, was on a business trip to Champagne, France, to buy fine French cloth. In his absence, his mother had him baptized him John. When his father arrived home, he was outraged to find his son named John, and had it changed to Francesco, or Frenchman. When Francis was about 10, his wealthy parents sent him to
George Washington
George Washington
George Washington He was born 1732 and he died in1799. George Washington seems today a figure larger than life itself…..almost as he was when he was a familiar person in the halls, homes, shops, and bars of 18th-century city Williamsburg. On Duke of Gloucester Street, in the Raleigh Tavern's Apollo Room, or the Governor's Palace Gardens, his powerful frame and his nice attitude..his presence….drew to him the notice that wrote his place in the history of the city, the state, and the nation. His
MIGUEL de CERVANTES
MIGUEL de CERVANTES
MIGUEL de CERVANTES Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, born September 29, 1547, was a Spanish novelist, dramatist, and poet. Cervantes was the author of the novel Don Quixote, a masterpiece of world literature that was a great influence to other renaissance writers. Cervantes was born to a poor family in a town called Alcala de Henares. His father was a surgeon who made little money to support the family . Without the means for much formal education, Cervantes became a soldier. On his return to Spai
A Comparison of Arthur Becomes King and David and Goliath
A Comparison of Arthur Becomes King and David and Goliath
A Comparison of Arthur Becomes King and David and Goliath Two of the most renowned leaders of all time, King Arthur and King David, have emerged from very humble beginnings. David and Goliath, written by Samuel, is a bible story about a young boy defeating a huge Philistine soldier by fighting in the name of God. Arthur Becomes King, written by T. H. White, is a story about a young squire becoming the rightful king of England by pulling the sword from the stone. Arthur Becomes King and David an
Chivalry the order of knighthood and especially the code of knightly b
Chivalry the order of knighthood and especially the code of knightly b
Chivalry, the order of knighthood, and especially, the code of knightly behavior, comes from many origins. In Middle English, the word chevalrie meant mounted horseman. In Old french, the word chevalrie meant knightliness or chevalier meaning knight. (Microft, Encarta) Almost all origins of the word meant horseman. Warfare was not an option in the medieval period and the knight was the most crutial part. The knight's ability, and the military strength of the lord or king were nessesary
Chivalry was a system of ethical ideals developed among the knights of
Chivalry was a system of ethical ideals developed among the knights of
Chivalry was a system of ethical ideals developed among the knights of medieval Europe. Arising out of the feudalism of the period, it combined military virtues with those of Christianity, as epitomized by he Arthurian legend in England and the chansons de geste of medieval France. The word chivalry is derived from the French chevalier, meaning horseman or knight. Chivalry was the code of conduct by which knights were supposedly guided. In addition to military prowess and valor and loyalty to G
Joseph Andrews
Joseph Andrews
Joseph Andrews Joseph Andrews is a novel written in the middle eighteenth century by Henry Fielding. In this novel, Fielding talks of human nature and of the need for control of sexuality. He does not just come right out and say it, but instead expresses his concern through examples of the constant sexual advances through the entire novel, Mr. Wilson’s experiences, and the little self control people have in containing themselves properly. The most obvious example of the advances on Joseph, is m
There is no avoiding war it can only be postponed Machiavelli Indeed
There is no avoiding war it can only be postponed Machiavelli Indeed
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed... (Machiavelli) Indeed, this is true, as war has been a part of human culture since the beginning of time. Battles will be fought and wars will wage on; there is nothing that can be done. No matter how many pacts are signed, no matter how extraordinary the leader is, and no matter what race or religion, fighting is as unavoidable as the plague. The Renaissance brought tremendous enlightenment and development across Europe. Individuals were b
The Christmas season comes and goes each year leaving behind a spirit
The Christmas season comes and goes each year leaving behind a spirit
The Christmas season comes and goes each year, leaving behind a spirit of joy and happiness amongst loved ones. Even if one is unable to be with family on this special holiday, a close knit friend would suffice. In the Christmas Sketches, Geoffrey Crayon vividly depicts the nature and style of how spending Christmas in the land of his forefathers with an old fellow-traveler sparked an image in his eye of true love. Crayon viewed England at Christmas time as a site of true beauty. He's taken b
Arthurian Legend is a group of stories of King Arthur and his Knights
Arthurian Legend is a group of stories of King Arthur and his Knights
Arthurian Legend is a group of stories of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. The legends originated as a collection of folk tales passed down by oral tradition. As the stories spread through Europe different scenes as well as different versions appear in different countries. Consequently some of the stories have minor contradictions with each other. However, even though the story has been modified on several occasions, the same basic stories of adventure, romance, combat, betrayal,
Joan of Arc was born on January 6 1412 in the village of Domremy in no
Joan of Arc was born on January 6 1412 in the village of Domremy in no
Joan of Arc was born on January 6, 1412, in the village of Domremy in north-eastern France. Her father Jacques was a peasant farmer and a minor village official. Her mother Isabelle, raised her daughter in the teachings of the Christian faith. Joan was more religious than most of the girls in her village. At the age of thirteen or fourteen Joan began to hear voices and to have visions. She claimed the voices and visions were of Saint Michael, Saint Margaret, and Saint Catherine. These voices to
Boone Daniel 1734-1820was an American pioneer who played a major part
Boone Daniel 1734-1820was an American pioneer who played a major part
Boone, Daniel (1734-1820)was an American pioneer, who played a major part in the exploration and settlement of Kentucky. Boone was born on November 2, 1734, near Reading, Pennsylvania. In 1753 his family settled on the Yadkin River in what is now North Carolina. In this primitive settlement Boone received some schooling and became a skillful hunter and trapper. He served with the forces led by the British general Edward Braddock in the campaign in 1755 against Fort Duquesne during the French an
The Canterbury Tales
The Canterbury Tales
The Canterbury Tales Introduction Geoffrey Chaucer wrote The Canterbury Tales, a collection of stories in a frame story, between 1387 and 1400. It is the story of a group of thirty people who travel as pilgrims to Canterbury (England). The pilgrims, who come from all layers of society, tell stories to each other to kill time while they travel to Canterbury. If we trust the General Prologue, Chaucer intended that each pilgrim should tell two tales on the way to Canterbury and two tales on the way
Chaucer The Canterbury TalesIn April Geoffrey Chaucer at the Tabard In
Chaucer The Canterbury TalesIn April Geoffrey Chaucer at the Tabard In
Chaucer The Canterbury Tales[In April Geoffrey Chaucer at the Tabard Inn in Southwerk, across the Thames from London, joins a group of pilgrims on their way to the Shrine of Thomas à Becket in Canterbury. He describes almost all of the nine and twenty pilgrims in this company, each of whom practices a different trade (often dishonestly). The Host of the Tabard, Harry Bailey, proposes that he join them as a guide and that each of the pilgrims should tell tales (two on the outward journey, two on
Twelfth Night
Twelfth Night
Twelfth Night Summary Twelfth Night In Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, it is clearly evident that the fluctuation in attitude to the dual role and situation and tribulations imposed upon the character of Viola/Cesario ends up in a better understanding of both sexes, and thus, allows Viola to have a better understanding for Orsino. Near the opening of the play, when Viola is adopting her male identity, she creates another self, like two masks and may decide to wear one or the other while swinging be
Wuthering Heights
Wuthering Heights
Wuthering Heights Plot Overview In the late winter months of 1801, a man named Lockwood rents a manor house called Thrushcross Grange in the isolated moor country of England. Here, he meets his dour landlord, Heathcliff, a wealthy man who lives in the ancient manor of Wuthering Heights, four miles away from the Grange. In this wild, stormy countryside, Lockwood asks his housekeeper, Nelly Dean, to tell him the story of Heathcliff and the strange denizens of Wuthering Heights. Nelly consents, and
Lord of the Rings
Lord of the Rings
Lord of the Rings Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the sky, Seven for the Dwarf-lords in their halls of stone, Nine for Mortal Men doomed to die, One for the Dark Lord on his dark throne In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie. One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie. This is how The Lord of the Rings is introduced. The Lord of the Rings is a book about adventures, heroic deeds
Knights
Knights
Knights We all know about knights. Everyone knows how strong they are and also how noble. How does a person train to be a knight? A person has to go through two stages before becoming a knight. The first one is a page and the second a squire. The child of a noble is usually chosen for knighthood. A boy at the age of 6-8 is sent to a Lord’s castle to start the training. At this stage the boy is known as a “page”. “Playing chicken (which was a game where you sat on someone's shoulders and tried to
EXCALIBUR
EXCALIBUR
EXCALIBUR The first English Arthurian story is the poet Laymon's Roman de Brut, which is an English version of Geofrey's Historia. In this story Arthur is depicted as a warrior on an epic scale; and the story of his magic sword Excalibur (Arthurian Legend 400). Arthur obtained the sword in one of two ways. The first one Walt Disney recreated in the Sword in the Stone. Almost everyone knows this version opposed to the second one. This version Arthur received it from the Lady of the Lake (Bulf
King Arthur established a powerful brotherhood The Round Table where t
King Arthur established a powerful brotherhood The Round Table where t
King Arthur established a powerful brotherhood. The Round Table where they meet, it is said that all the chairs were of the same height, to symbolise the equality and comradeship amongst the knights. Originally built for Arthur's father, Uther Pendragon, the Table was passed on to King Leodegrance of Cameliard upon his death. When his daughter Guinevere married, the Round Table came to Arthur as part of her dowry. Adopting a code of chivalry, the knights were required to be more than just brave
Red Badge of Courage
Red Badge of Courage
Red Badge of Courage 1. Henry remembers when is mother says farewell to him and says to him and the sight of his mother peeling potatoes as she gave him, advice. 2. Henry ponders the enemy for a time , then concludes that it does not matter what the enemy looks like as long as it can fight. 3. The dispute over the regiments movement is important because it will decide where Henry will go. 4. Henry feels that the other soldiers are very brave men and that their attitude is opposite that of Henry
Silas Marner is one of the greatest English Literature
Silas Marner is one of the greatest English Literature
Silas Marner is one of the greatest English Literature books of all time. Since being first published in 1861 it has amazed and entertained audiences for years. It is about a simple weaver tossed into situations that he never imagined or prepared for, this is his story. The story starts out with Silas in the town of Lantern Yard and quickly moves to the part where he was blamed for robbing a dead pastors body by his best friend William Dane. William accuses Silas of stealing the money forcing h
Silas Marner Character Profile
Silas Marner Character Profile
Silas Marner: Character Profile Godfrey Cass is a well mannered, dignified, and respected individual in the community of Raveloe; there is something that they don't know about his past. Godfrey Cass is the Squire's son, we find out that he is one of the more responsible son's that the squire has. For example, we see Godfrey and his father enjoying breakfast together in one if the very first scenes that are in Raveloe. Godfrey is always where he is supposed to be, doing what he is supposed to be
Black Beauty
Black Beauty
Black Beauty By Ana Sewell Main Characters: Horses: Black Beauty, Marylegs, Ginger, Captain. People: Squire Gordon, Joe Green, John Manly, The Erle of Windover Mr. Barry, Alfred Smirck, Jerry Barker, Willie, Mrs. Blumefield, Mrs. Ellen, Robin Smith. Summary: Black Beauty first lived on a large pleasant meadow with his mother and a few other horses. They had a very gentle master named Squire Gordon. The coachman was a very caring man named John Manly. As Beauty was getting older he had to learn
In Chaucers Canterbury Tales there are short descriptions written abou
In Chaucers Canterbury Tales there are short descriptions written abou
In Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales there are short descriptions written about each of the characters in the story. The knight has had a very busy life as his fighting career has taken him to a great many places. He has seen military service in Egypt, Lithuania, Prussia, Russia, Spain, North Africa, and Asia Minor where he was of [great] value in all eyes. Even though he has had a very successful and busy career, he is extremely humble: Chaucer maintains that he is modest as a maid. Moreover, he h
Ferinand Magellan was a Portuguese sea captain who commanded the first
Ferinand Magellan was a Portuguese sea captain who commanded the first
Ferinand Magellan was a Portuguese sea captain who commanded the first expedition that sailed around the world. The Voyage was the first positive piece of proof that the earth is round. Magellan was born around 1480 in northern Portugal. His parents were members of the nobility, died when he was ten. He became a page at the Portuguese court at age twelve to Queen Leonor. His position served as a means of education for sons of the Portuguese nobility. While at court, Ferdinand learned about the
The Knights Tale
The Knights Tale
The Knight’s Tale “The Knight’s Tale” is a tale within the framework of the “Canterbury Tales” by Geoffrey Chaucer. The poem is a romance that is adapted from Broccaccio’s “Teseida.” The plot of the poem involves he rivalry between two knights, Palamon and Arcite, who fall in love with Emelye, the kinswoman of Theseus. The pace of the story is deliberately slow and majestic. Random references to generous periods of time make it chronologically slow (Cooper 87). The tale seems to go on forever a
Summoned By A Country One Man Stood Strong
Summoned By A Country One Man Stood Strong
Summoned By A Country: One Man Stood Strong Nick Wilkerson Mrs. Beverly Zieres British Literature and Composition No other man has anymore history in the making of a nation than George Washington. Washington, known as the father of this nation, was a fighter and a leader whose accomplishments led to the creation of this great nation. No matter what part of history is found, Washington holds his reputation. Edward Channing states it perfectly: “Of all men in history, not one so answers our expect
Cervantes - Don Quixote
Cervantes - Don Quixote
Cervantes - Don Quixote Cervantes' greatest work, Don Quixote, is a unique book of multiple dimensions. From the moment of its appearance it has amused readers or caused them to think, and its influence has extended in literature not only to works of secondary value but also to those which have universal importance. Don Quixote is a country gentleman, an enthusiastic visionary crazed by his reading of romances of chivalry, who rides forth to defend the oppressed and to right wrongs; so vividly w
Memory
Memory
Memory Memory is defined as the faculty by which sense impressions and information are retained in the mind and subsequently recalled. A person’s capacity to remember and the total store of mentally retained impressions and knowledge also formulate memory. (Webster, 1992) “We all possess inside our heads a system for declassifying, storing and retrieving information that exceeds the best computer capacity, flexibility, and speed. Yet the same system is so limited and unreliable that it canno
Ned Kelly- Castles
Ned Kelly- Castles
Ned Kelly- Castles This is a brief paragraph or two on each of the major siege weapons. For the not just the besiegers but also the defenders. Please note most of these weapons were not used alone and often had many different versions of the same weapon. KNIGHT At age seven a son of a noble family was sent to a nobleman or lord, often who was a relative. Here he was a page and taught how to ride a horse, and his manners. At the age of fourteen he was apprenticed to a knight. As the squire to the
The Outcast Weaver
The Outcast Weaver
The Outcast Weaver The story of Silas Marner is a beautiful, eloquently told story which gives the reader a vived depiction of the period in which it takes place in a rustic village in England in the 1800s. The story evokes many emotions from the reader as well as teaches some moral lessons about life which are timeless. The author's overall theme is a powerful demonstration of the importance of friendship and love to one's life and the devatating, dehumanizing effect the lack of friendship and
Treasure Island
Treasure Island
Treasure Island Treasure Island I have written a report on one of Robert Louis Stevenson’s most popular books, Treasure Island. Stevenson, as writer, is mostly admired for his style, imagination and narrative skill. Stevenson combines mystery, suspense, and adventure throwing in pieces of how life would be with pirates in this story. As a young boy he was fascinated about pirates and wanted to be one himself. The story takes place in the year 1700 and it is described as a year of grace. The gene
Wuthering Heights
Wuthering Heights
Wuthering Heights The purpose of this paper is to assess the novel, Wuthering Heights, by Emily Bronte, particularly within the context of the character, Catherine. Catherine plays a prominent role throughout Wuthering Heights. For the most part, it is her love of Heathcliff which represents the crutch of the human struggle encountered by Catherine, as well as other characters throughout the story -- but especially Catherine. Curiously, relationships of that period were more often than not gover
William Marshall The Epitome Of Chivalry
William Marshall The Epitome Of Chivalry
William Marshall: The Epitome Of Chivalry Address the proposition that William Marshall was not only a premier exemplar of chivalry, the ‘perfect knight’, but was also the greatest courtier of his age. William Marshall is considered by many to be the epitome of knighthood and chivalry, as well as being an outstanding ambassador, during the turbulent twelfth and thirteenth centuries of England. From a virtually obscure beginning, William evolves into one of the most dominant stately figures of th
Memory
Memory
Memory Memory is defined as the faculty by which sense impressions and information are retained in the mind and subsequently recalled. A person’s capacity to remember and the total store of mentally retained impressions and knowledge also formulate memory. (Webster, 1992) We all possess inside our heads a system for declassifying, storing and retrieving information that exceeds the best computer capacity, flexibility, and speed. Yet the same system is so limited and unreliable that it cannot co