5 Solid Metal Knights in Armour Figures Perfect for any fan of Medieval Europe, military buff, fan of metal toy soldiers. The word 'knight' means 'mounted warrior'. By the 1100s a code of chivalry had been developed by which knights were expected to defend his Christian faith, to behave honourably towards his enemies and to protect the weak and poor. By the 1200s the landscape was dominated by knight's castles. In the 11th and 12th century large numbers of knights left Europe on Crusade in the name of Christianity. The 4cm tall figures are packaged in a full colour box with an image of knights jousting on the front and a battle scene on the back. With a superb colour presntation box, this is a great item. A collectable to keep! This would make a lovely gift or treat for yourself.