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Royal Armouries MS I.33 – the oldest known fencing manual in the Western World

Royal Armouries to publish oldest known fencing manual in Western World

Royal Armouries MS – the oldest known fencing manual in the Western World

Want to write or choreograph a good sword fight? Here's a list of common misconceptions about swordplay and some of the basic tenets of the weapon from a martial perspective.

Basic Swordsmanship for Fantasy Writers

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13th century German  Sword & Buckler Manua

"Anonymous Fechtbuch: Manuscript century German Sword & Buckler Manual: Note both the trapping of the arms and the kicking realease counter-technique.

Walpurgis' special ward at the shoulder opposes the Priest's under-arm ward (prima custodia - sub brachio) in the beginning of a play from MS I.33

Walpurgis' special ward at the shoulder opposes the Priest's under-arm ward (prima custodia - sub brachio) in the beginning of a play from MS

Title: Goliath (MS Germ.Quart.2020), Page: Folio 73r, Date: 1510-1520

Title: Goliath (MS Germ.Quart.2020), Page: Folio 73r, Date: 1510-1520

Questions and Answers About the Rapier

ARMA is an informal club of arms and armor enthusiasts and practitioners dedicated to exploring and reconstructing our Western martial heritage.

The Centrality of the Longsword in the Study of Renaissance Martial Arts   “there is only one Art of the sword” it is “the basis and a core of all the arts of fighting.” - Master Johannes Liechtenauer, 1389

The Centrality of the Longsword in the Study of Renaissance Martial Arts “there is only one Art of the sword” it is “the basis and a core of all the arts of fighting.

Combat with Sword Artist/Maker(s): Fiore Furlan dei Liberi da Premariacco, author [Italian, about 1340/1350 - before 1450] Date: about 1410 Medium: Tempera colors, gold leaf, silver leaf, and ink on parchment Dimensions: Leaf: 27.9 x 20.6 cm (11 x 8 1/8 in.) Object Number: 83.MR.183.29v Department: Manuscripts

Combat with Sword Artist/Maker(s): Fiore Furlan dei Liberi da Premariacco…

Volume I of 'De Arte Athletica' by Paul (Paulus) Hector Mair (mid-1500s) - Ictus Superior Unde Appentuntur Genitalia Mucrone

Volume I of 'De Arte Athletica' by Paul (Paulus) Hector Mair - Ictus Superior Unde Appentuntur Genitalia Mucrone

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