Many Windsorians may be unaware that within Windsor Castle there is a community of Military Knights. You can find out all about them  on Thursday October 3rd at 3pm in Gardeners Hall. St Leonard’s Road, SL4 3DR

Colonel Charles Webb & Colonel Barrie Fairman will give a talk on “The Military Knights Tale”

The Military Knights of Windsor claim to be the oldest military establishment in the Army List. Formed by King Edward III shortly after the Battle of Creçy, the foundation consisted of Knights who, having taken their private armies to France to fight for the King, had been taken prisoner by the French who demanded heavy ransoms in return for their release. This often meant selling up their complete estates in order to raise sufficient money.

The talk is part of the programme of The Windsor and Eton Society. Guests are welcome to meetings – there is no charge. Once you attend you might like to become a member. Full details are on the website –