Origin Old French "chevalerie", from Latin "caballarius" 'horseman'
Derivatives Chivalric (adjective)
1. the medieval knightly system with its religious, moral and social code.
2. the combination of qualities expected of an ideal knight, especially courage, honour, courtesy, justice, and a readyness to help the weak.
3. courteous behaviour, especially that of a man towards women.
Chivalry was an expected quality of an knight during the medieval period.
Loyalty is just a given in the qualities of a chivalrous knight.
What ever happened to chivalry, eh Pipe?
Hey! I am chivalrous, *mutters to G* bloody hypocrits.
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