10 lessons from the medieval knights
Police are putting unruly youngsters through their paces on an eight-week "knight school", to teach them some of the ways of medieval knights. The Lincolnshire scheme has been hailed a success in improving behaviour, so what kind of lessons could knights teach youngsters today?
Knights of old were either virtuous and honest men who lived according to a code of chivalry, or a bunch of marauding looters who were lucky to get a good write up in the history books.
Whatever the reality, are there some values associated with chivalry which could be applied today? We canvassed opinion among medieval experts.
I hope their not supplied with swords and lances