Knights code of chivalry dating back to the dark ages
In other Indo-European languages, cognates of cavalier or rider French chevalier and German Ritter) suggesting a connection to the knight's mode of transport.
This great number is explained by the eagerness with which the Middle Ages welcomed an institution so thoroughly corresponding to the two occupations of that period, war and religion.
The 'Song of Roland' describes the 8th century Knights and battles of the Emperor Charlemagne and has been described as Charlemagne's Code of Chivalry.
The idea of the Code of Chivalry were emphasised by the oaths that were sworn in Knighthood ceremonies.
The thought of God filled knights’ hearts, and the main part of the medieval knight’s service was due to the Church.
We know from the Gospel chronology that the Bethany second-marriage anointing of Jesus by Mary Magdalene was in the week before the Crucifixion.