Questions tagged [a-knights-tale]

Use this tag for questions related to the film "A Knight's Tale" (2001) starring Heath Ledger, Paul Bettany, and Shannyn Sossamon, and directed and written by Brian Helgeland.

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Why does Chaucer say he will write about blacksmiths?

A fictionalized version of the English writer Geoffrey Chaucer appears in the 2001 film "A Knight's Tale". The very title of the movie is a Chaucerian reference as well (a story with the ...
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What is Kate's “mark of trade” a reference to?

In the 2001 film "A Knight's Tale", the protagonist (William) enlists the aid of a female blacksmith named Kate. She designs new armor for him which is lighter and affords more mobility. Specific ...
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Was William based on the real Ulrich von Liechtenstein?

In the movie A Knight's Tale, Heath Ledger's character William ends up going by the name Ulrich von Liechtenstein to hide that he's not a real knight. This alias is also the name of a real life ...