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MR-Disc: What A Knight Requires
The emperor then urged Breunis Saunce Pite' to ask what a
man of arms needs, to which the king replied:
"The first and principal thing a knight requires is to support the
weight of his armor; the second is to practice arms constantly;
the third is to withstand hunger; the fourth is to be able to sleep
badly and live uncomfortably; the fifth is to fearlessly risk his
life for justice and the common good, thus saving his soul as
though he had been pious and chaste all his life; the sixth is not
to fear the sight of blood; the seventh is to skillfully defend
himself and slay his enemies; and the eighth is to be ashamed of
* Why isn't horsemanship on this list?
* Should anything be added for a KSCA? Like a truck or van?
* Should anything be deleted for the Current Middle Ages? For instance,
does the "saving his soul" part violate General Order Six from the BoD?
Alfredo el Bufon
Elvegast, Windmaster's Hill, Atlantia
Mens regnum bona possidet (A good mind possesses a kingdom).
--Seneca: Thyestes, ii. 380.
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