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1. Your journey usually began at as young as seven years old.

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  • A squire cleaning armour.

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2. You're do far more than just fighting—and none of it was fun.

3. You had to follow a strict code of "chivalry".

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4. Your compatriots were usually always snobby nobles who rarely followed the code.

5. You had to buy your own gear.

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6. Your title meant little after gunpowder was introduced.