An Informal Bibliography of Knights & Armor

Antoine de la Sale.  Little John of Saintr‚.  Trans. Irvine Gray.  London, 1931.

Ascherl, Rosemary.  “The Technology of Chivalry in Reality and Romance.” in
The Study of Chivalry: Resources and Approaches.  Ed. Howell Chickering
and Thomas H. Seiler.  Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Inst. Pubs., Western   Mich. U, 1988.      263-311.

Barber, Richard.  The Knight and Chivalry.  New York: Harper Collins, 1970.

Bernard of Clairvaux.  In Praise of the New Knighthood, Treatise III, vol. 7.
Trans. Conrad Greenia.  Kalamazoo MI: Cistercian Pub. Inc., 1977.

Brewer, Derek.  “The Arming of the Warrior in European Literature and Chaucer.”
Chaucerian Problems and Perspectives:  Essays Presented to Paul E.
Beichner, C.S.C.  Ed. Edward Vasta and Zacharias P. Thundy.  Notre Dame: U of Notre
Dame P, 1979.

Bumke, Joachim.  The Concept of Knighthood in the Middle Ages.  Trans. W. T. H. and
Erika Jackson.  NY, 1982.

Dillon, H. A.  “A Manuscript Collection of Ordinances of Chivalry of the Fifteenth
Century.”  Archaeologia 57.1 (1900): 29-70.

Dunbar, William.  The Tournament in The Poems of William Dunbar.  Ed. James
Kinsley.  Oxford, 1979.

Geoffroi de Charny.  The Book of Chivalry (in Chaucer: Sources and Backgrounds.
Ed. Robert P. Miller).  NY, 1977.

Guillaume de Deguileville.  Le Pelerinage de la Vie Humainne.  Trans. John
Lydgate.  Bodleian Library MS Douce 300.

Herben, Stephen J.  “Arms and Armor in Chaucer.”  Speculum. 12 (1937): 475-87.

Herman, Gerald.  “Unconventional Arms as a Comic Device in Some Chansons
de Geste.”  MLQ 30 (1969): 319-30.

Keen, Maurice.  Chivalry.  New Haven:Yale, 1984

Kindrick, Robert L.  “The ‘Unknightly Knight’:  Teaching Satires on Chivalry.”  Study of  Chivalry [cited above]

Lull, Ramon.  The Book of the Ordre of Chyulry.  Trans. William Caxton.
Ed. Alfred T. P. Byles.  EETS, OS 168.  London, 1926.

____.  Libre del ordre de cavayleria.  Ed. J. Ramon de Luanco.  Barcelona, 1901.

Nickel, Helmut.  “The Arming of Sir Gawain.”  Avalon to Camelot 1.2 (Winter
1983): 19-18.  [contains a line drawing of a standing knight in full armor,
with each part of the armor labeled]

Pageant of the Birth, Life, and Death of Richard Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick, K.G.1389-1439.  Ed. Harold Arthur, Viscount Dillon, and W. H. St. John
Hope.  London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1914.

“A treatise of Ghostly Battle.”  Yorkshire Writers: Richard Rolle of Hampole and
His Followers.  Ed. C. Horstmann.  NY, 1896. [armor with symbolic virtue]


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