Middle Ages: Knights Maggie Tolkach Period 2 2/13/13 The knights of the Middle Ages had many jobs to do to serve their people and treat them right. They had to make sure townsman we doing what they were supposed to do. They would take part in jousting tournaments to practice for battles. They were supposed to always live the act of chivalry, meaning they would always be kind and put others first. The knights would die in battle for their lord in an act of chivalry. Few knights always lived by chivalry, most were just vain and wanted to be rich. They fought in battles to prove that their lady was beautiful, sometimes to get her money or land that her father promised the knight. The knights fought for their village to prove their chivalry and that they were loyal knights of the Middle Ages. The knights had many important jobs to maintain the village in the Middle Ages.