Tony was knighted for services to culture back in 2013, and it got him thinking about the concept of Knighthood: where does it come from? How and why has it changed over time? What would a medieval Sir Tony Robinson have looked like? And what would his knightly duties have been?
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Toby Capwell / Instagram @tobiascapwell
Tobias Capwell is an independent scholar of arms and armour, curator, author, lecturer, jouster, historical advisor, mailmaker and student of the martial arts. For TV, he rode from Canterbury to London with Tony and worked on ‘Worst Jobs in History: The Lance Maker’ with Tony. Most recently, Toby has completed his three-volume study ‘Armour of the English Knight’, after twenty-three years of work.
Matt Lewis / Instagram @mattlewishistory / Twitter @mattlewisauthor
Historian, writer, presenter at History Hit and co-host of the ‘Gone Medieval’ podcast. Matt has written biographies of Henry II & Eleanor of Aquitaine, Henry III, and Richard III, and histories of The Anarchy and The Wars of the Roses.
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