chivalry

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  • Info Chivalry, or the chivalric code, is a code of conduct associated with the medieval institution of knighthood which developed between 1170 and 1220.
  • Like the last of our chivalry, she has nothing left her but a name. Cited from An Outcast, by F. Colburn Adams
  • The order was therefore the first order of chivalry in the small German state.
  • "Then never let anyone tell me that the age of chivalry has passed." Cited from One Wonderful Night, by Louis Tracy
  • He put together all the available knowledge and traditions associated with chivalry.
  • His American chivalry would have made that impossible, even if he had desired it. Cited from One Woman's Life, by Robert Herrick
  • He captured many ships during his career and was known for his gallantry and chivalry.
  • The current system is made up of six orders of chivalry and four orders of merit.
  • He had written beautiful poems in his youth, telling of love and chivalry and fair women. Cited from Heroes of Modern Europe, by Alice Birkhead
  • The world knows with what chivalry her brother Charles shielded her through life. Cited from The Journal of Negro History, Volume 6, 1921, by Various
  • Had Christian chivalry no demand to make, no claim on him? Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 77, March, 1864, by Various
  • The court of chivalry was at one time also known as a "court of honour".
  • We put our chivalry to strange uses at times. Cited from An Outcast, by F. Colburn Adams
  • There was a touch of chivalry in his leaving them again together, which so far conquered her. Cited from Can You Forgive Her?, by Anthony Trollope
  • In these two books English chivalry spoke its last genuine word. Cited from Brief History of English and American Literature, by Henry A. Beers
  • It was the first time a king of arms had been specifically appointed for the service of an order of chivalry.
  • Later, as in other orders of chivalry, the membership became a mark of honor.
  • The German army may have many excellent qualities, but chivalry is not among them. Cited from Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris, by Henry Labouchere
  • Although he is a handsome man with delicate features, he also has a strong sense of justice and chivalry.
  • Our books have taught us that Greece had the first fame of chivalry and learning.
  • They uphold justice and help those in need through acts of chivalry.
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Meaning of chivalry

  • noun Courtesy towards women
  • noun The medieval principles governing knighthood and knightly conduct