Was there a special way a knight who had served in a Crusade was prepared for burial?

A knight who had served in a Crusade was indeed prepared for burial in a special way, sort of.

Traditionally, his legs were crossed instead of left straight.

Knights in The Middle Ages were pretty high up in the social system and were treated that way with an honorable burial.

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