Knights are an essential part of Southron culture in Westeros. Associated with Andal culture and the Faith, these warriors take vows not just of martial strength and skill, but of chivalry and honour.
But many of the knights that we meet in Westeros tend to place more weight on their skills with a lance or sword, than on their code of honour or chivalry. All too often, the honour that they’re concerned with is social status and prestige, rather than remembering to do all those things they vowed to do, like defend the innocent and vulnerable.
But what makes a knight a knight?