• NEXT EVENT:
    The Days
    of Knights

    5-7 October 2018

    We will be participating in the historical encampment and Deed of Arms at the Days of Knights in Oak Grove, Kentucky.
  • Fully-Armoured Jousting

    Everyone needs a hobby to be passionate about, and ours is recreating the knightly tournaments of fifteenth-century Europe.
  • Pollaxe Knightly Combat

    By the mid-fifteenth-century, the sword was ineffective against armour. The pollaxe became the true knightly weapon
  • Mounted Skill-at-Arms

    The mounted games, often called the skills-at-arms, are meant to demonstrate a knight's martial and hunting prowess.
  • Classroom Demonstrations

    Make history both educational and entertaining with a presentation that is modified to fit your current curriculum.
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nyghtly Armes is dedicated to bringing the fifteenth century back to life. Our mission is to promote a greater understanding of knightly martial arts through the authentic display of late medieval arms, armour and accoutrements in public pageants, mounted tournaments and chivalric duels.

Knyghtly Armes provides interactive, educational demonstrations for schools and organizations, making history both engaging and entertaining to people of all ages. We recreate the past as realistically and faithfully as possible, thereby erasing many previously-held misconceptions long perpetrated by American television, cinema and popular culture. We carefully choose our clothing and equipment to be as close as possible to the originals. In the end, we hope to cultivate an appreciation of the medieval knight in the next generation.

Over the last few years, Knyghtly Armes members have been fortunate enough to view some of the finest medieval collections in Europe including the Wallace Collection in London, Royal Armouries in Leeds, Musée de l'Armée in Paris, Legermuseum in Delft, and, most recently, La Real Armería in Madrid. Visitors to the Knyghtly Armes site are permitted to view and reproduce digital images from our ever-growing resource collection without notice. Alternatively, you may visit our Facebook page to browse our arms and armour photo albums. Simply give us a ”like" if you find them beneficial.

Knyghtly Armes now has its own imprint dedicated to the publication of historical fiction and fantasy horror titles set against a well-researched medieval backdrop and featuring a member of the knightly class as a principal character. All titles are available in trade paperback and eBook formats.

  • Digital Resource Library
  • YouTube Channel
  • Social Media

We are pleased to provide an ever-growing collection of arms and armour photographs as a resource to students of Medieval history. We have been fortunate enough to view some of the finest Medieval collections in Europe including the Wallace Collection in London, Royal Armouries in Leeds, Musée de l'Armée in Paris, Legermuseum in Delft, and, most recently, La Real Armería in Madrid. Users of the Knyghtly Armes site are permitted to freely reproduce the digital images for non-commercial purposes. All that is required is for Knyghtly Armes to be acknowledged as the source.

While everyone at Knyghtly Armes would prefer to be part of the action, we sometimes find ourselves watching an event from the sidelines. Occasionally, we even have an opportunity to capture something we find personally interesting or entertaining on video. If you have a bit of time to kill, check out our YouTube channel.

Follow our posts and tweets on social media and invite us to connect with you. We always find it interesting to meet fellow Medieval enthusiasts all across the globe.

2012 Tournament of the Phoenix in Poway, California presented by World Joust. Featuring a pollaxe duel between Marcus Hamel and Luc Petillot. The first to score three blows is declared the winner.

A selection of featured videos taken from the Knyghtly Armes channel on YouTube.

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