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In the Middle Ages a knight was shielded by his plate of armor as seen here at Prague Castle in Prague, Europe.

A display in the Golden Lane of the Prague Castle in the Czech Republic gives you the realistic image of the armor a knight wore in battle. In the Middle Ages, an important concern for a knight or a soldier was to wear protective armor during war but unfortunately it was something that only the wealthy people could afford.In the very early days, a medieval knight wore a chainmail armor which consisted of thousands of interlocking rings that were woven together. Beneath the metal armor the knight would also were a padded garment for extra protection but this type of armor soon became outdated as the weapons became more powerful.In later years, the plate armor began to appear just for the chest and shoulders and early in the 15th century a complete armor suit was available. Eventually weapons turned into gunpowder devices and not even a knight was safe in his suit of armor.If you have ever dreamed of your knight and shining armor coming to rescue you, he will be waiting at Prague Castle in the Czech Republic in Europe. ... continue below the picture...



Knight Armor

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... Knight armour display in a cottage in the Golden Lane of the Prague Castle, Prague, Czech Republic, Europe.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/5.0, exposure time of 1/60 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 35mm.

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Knight Armor
In the Middle Ages a knight was shielded by his plate of armor as seen here at Prague Castle in Prague, Europe.
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Rolf Hicker
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