This large format book contains an accessible history of knights, chivalry, heraldry and medieval warfare and includes 4 games. The book includes: - knight pieces, which are thin cardboard figures that stand up with plastic stands. Each knight in game has a different herald. - a card for each knight to track abilities and injuries, (Each knight in the game has different ratings.) - a board with a pop-up section, showing the nobles and masses watching the festivities. The games are: Joust: A simple double bluff game where the pairs of jousters pick a target area on their opponent and determine who was unseated. Tourney: A small battle of knights mounted on horseback. Melee: A small battle of knights on foot. Battle: A game that combines both mounted knights and knights on foot. These games are simple, small-scale wargames. They do include facing of each knight and combat is resolved on a series of flowcharts.