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    Modern Applications of Chivalry

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    How do those rules apply in modern society?

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    Have you ever heard the expression "Chivalry is dead." Let's hope not. Basically, chivalry's definition is a gallant or distinguished gentleman, also knightly skill. King Arthur's tales show him in this way--fighting evil and acting in gentlemanly manner. There is a lot of literary debate about Arthur, but for the sake of this assignment, we'll stick with traditional understanding.

    King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table had many rules that showed their chivalrous beliefs:
    This information is taken from: http://www.britannia.com/history/arthur/knights.html

    "The Round Table - first mentioned by Wace in his "Roman de Brut" - was not only a physical table, but the highest Order of Chivalry at the Court of King Arthur. Its members were supposedly ...

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    Modern applications of chivalry are noted.