Sentence Examples


  • CAVALIER, a horseman, particularly a horse-soldier or one of gentle birth trained in knightly exercises.
  • His two wives, Alice Ufford and Alice Fitton - heir of Fitton's manor in Wiggenhall - were both daughters of knightly houses.
  • He was already distinguished for his knightly prowess, and for some years devoted himself to adventure.
  • In both versions his name and parentage are concealed, in the Lanzelet he is genuinely ignorant of both; here too his lack of all knightly accomplishments (not unnatural when we remember he has here been brought up entirely by women) and his inability to handle a steed are insisted upon.
  • In fact, the whole of the Lanzelet has much more the character of a fairy or folk-tale than that of a knightly romance.

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