字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 NARRATOR: Admitting the candidate in to the order of chivalry was often a magnificent, colourful and sumptuous affair. MUSIC: (low moody cellos) NARRATOR: The wearing of armour, and of course, the symbolic girding of the sword helped to mark admission in to this elite group. It's quite interesting that the ceremony of dubbing to knighthood is very similar to the ceremony of creating a King. and it's the church trying to impose a ritual on secular society. NARRATOR: Large garrisons were needed to cope with frequent raids from the local tribes. Roman forts were built to a standardised rectangular shape a shape that is still plainly visible in fortifications which were reused. Dorchester Castle was originally built to protect the Roman imperial fleet at Portsmouth. It failed. But after the Romans abandoned Britain to its dark ages around 400 AD the triumphant Barbarians took over the empty site.