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Fencing Diagram

My last post showing a French fencing diagram generated several views from throughout Europe.  As a result, I thought this similar image may be of interest.  It may be Portuguese in origin, or perhaps Spanish or Galician.  The source that … Continue reading

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French Fencing Diagram, 1916

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The Princess and the Eye Patch

Doña Ana de Mendoza, the Princess of Éboli, is a woman full of historic intrigue and mystery. Fascination of her is fueled not only by her legendary beauty, courtly manipulations, and murderous plot, but also the mystery surrounding an alleged … Continue reading

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Historical Fencing Resources from Cercle des Escrimeurs du Pays Vençois

A French fencing website caught my attention recently. The site belongs to Cercle des Escrimeurs du Pays Vençois.  The page that sparked my interest consists of a series of fairly detailed fencing timelines organized by topic.  The topics are numerous … Continue reading

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