Knight Dream Meaning | What Does it Mean To Dream Of A Knight?

Knight dream meaning | What does it mean to dream of a knight?

The knight dream meaning is quite special. What does it mean to dream of a knight? I had an unusual dream the other night, of a knight, in fact. Yes, a knight in shining armour. Actually in my dreams, I saw about three knights, one after the other, all dressed in shining armour, some battle weary, and all carrying a sword and shield.

Of course, there are knights in a game of chess, and there are knights in tarot. One of my favourite tarot mistresses is Biddy. Here’s what she has to say about the knight, “Knights are also slightly more mature than a Page. They have enough experience under their belt to know what they’re doing, but the trouble is that that do not have the full life experience that the King and Queen have, thus they are prone to being extremists. Such excessive feelings and behaviour can be either positive or negative depending on the circumstances.”

Your dream of a knight might indicate protection issues

Knight Dream Meaning | What Does it Mean To Dream Of A Knight?

Knights are there to guard, to protect and to serve. They have been gifted with special powers by royalty. They are supposed to be honourable. In this way, they might represent honour, dedication and protection.

Some interpretations suggest that dreaming of a knight means that you are seeking protection, or are already being protected. The knights in my dream all looked very worn out, as if they had been fighting for me for some time.

Knight also go forward, looking for adventure. They seek out battles, and aim to win them. Seeing a knight in your dream might indicate that you are also about to embark on an adventure, perhaps you are seeking your fortune.

Knights are heroes, and they are chivalrous. But sometimes they are also aloof, and untouchable, right? Remember that the expression “knight in shining armour” means something that will rescue you.

What is the meaning of a sword in my dream?

If your knight is carrying a sword like mine was, this can indicate victory from a battle. In tarot, swords are associated with taking action, and the action can be positive or negative. Dreaming of a sword in the hand of your knight might mean that you are feeling brave, and ready to take a chance, to defend your honour.

What is the meaning of a shield in my dream?

Shields can indicate protection, either on Earth, or from up above. You might be feeling exposed and vulnerable, and you are trying to shield yourself from what you fear. If a knight in your dream appears holding a shield, he is there to assist you in your protection, and to keep you guarded from what you fear. He is on your side. This knight dream meaning is trying to tell you something!

Your dream of a knight could mean ‘to show courage’

Be brave, help protect the weak, even if that weak person is you. Your dream of a knight is there to show you that you are braver than you think, more chivalrous than you know, and ready to take charge into battle, even if you don’t know it.

This is a great dream, because it is there to show you that you are stronger than you think, and that you have honour and dedication. The knight dream meaning is really something special.

Can you really interpret my dreams?

No. Only you can truly interpret your dreams. For more information on how to remember your dreams, check out my post on How to remember your dreams: in 7 foolproof steps. You might also want to check out What is Astral Projection and Lucid Dreaming? Tips from Erin Pavlina.

I also have a book available for less than $2 – head to Amazon to buy How to Understand and Interpret Your Dreams: The Symbols That Can Reveal Your Hidden Messages. A hippo dream symbol is more common than you think.

Tell me your knight dreams below in the comments – what do knights do in your dreams?

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Have you had a dream about a knight? The knight in shining armour dream meaning is very interesting and usually means protection. Here’s why.
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  1. trevor nixon
    December 26, 2018

    The haze subsided and in front of me was a large round table with tens of figures standing around it, a knight climbed onto the table walked over to me, went onto 1 knee and handed me his sword, handle towards me, then I woke.

    1. January 14, 2019

      Very cool, Trevor – thanks for sharing!
      Love, Alyce

  2. Kaara
    January 22, 2019

    In my dream my knight wasn’t trying to protect me he wanted to kill me and some other people sure in the dream there was an army of knight and battle weary so me and some other people sheltered them but there was one night who was curious of what i was doing suddenly he went all crazy us and tried to kill us we tried to protect ourselves behind a door with children behind the door with us!

    1. January 22, 2019

      Hi Kaara,

      Sounds scary. Thanks for sharing your dream with us! I have a post on being held hostage in a dream that might provide some clues.
      https://alycevayleauthor.com/2013/10/10/what-it-means-to-dream-of-being-held-hostage/
      Love, Alyce

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