ROMANCE

‡ A romance is a story that was written to entertain the nobility in the Middle Ages. They contain fantastic events and adventures, as well as details about the life at nobles· castles.

The Medieval Quest
‡ The Quest is a series of adventures each knight must undertake to become a worthy person. He may have to rescue a maiden, defeat evil men or monsters, or restore health to a land by seeking a holy object like the Grail.

‡ The knight returns from the Quest a better man. He may have greater knowledge or understanding. He may be more mature and ready to lead his people.

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