But in recorded history, has there ever been a well documented case of a knight actually rescuing a damsel in distress? On that note, looking at various instances of kidnapped women, we figured surely at least one kidnapped woman of noble birth in history had some officially knighted individual dash off to save her, right? You might think her knight of a husband would come to her rescue, but unfortunately for her, and us looking for a case of a knight rescuing a damsel in distress, Sir Thomas was dead at the time, Margery just didn’t know it at first. However, sadly for our quest to find a well documented case of a knight rescuing a woman, Thomas was not a knight. From this, perhaps it’s not surprising there don’t seem to be well documented cases of knights actually rescuing women.