Based on a classic painting by Edmund Blair Leighton entitled 'The Accolade'. It is one of his many paintings depicting the subject of chivalry and has been considered as one of his best-known works. This scene depicts an accolade ceremony where one is bestowed the honor of knighthood. The brave knight dressed in a coat of chain mail armor kneels before the beautiful queen and is sworn in with the edge of a sword. An audience watches on to the right of the scene as witnesses to the ceremony.
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