The Squire at Work

Learn more about the many jobs of the squire in this short clip. Most boys entered into the position at just fourteen-years-old, with hopes of eventually becoming knights after completing their taxing apprenticeships. Squires were responsible for a whole host of duties, including arming their knight and managing arms, armour, and horses.




 

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