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Medieval Tournaments: Affairs To Remember

It started as a training ground for knights in France in the 11th century to refine their combat skills, but by the 13th century, medieval tournaments became a riveting social event for all ages.  Featuring knights in armor and armed … Continue reading

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Medieval Swordplay: Method To The Madness

Since the dawn of time, swords have been on the scene and through the ages, sword fighting has morphed in many ways.  But it was the medieval knights who truly defined this great art and laid a foundation for future … Continue reading

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Medieval Swords: On The Cutting Edge

In the scheme of medieval weapons, swords have won the prize for most favorite and highest interest!  While medieval sword fighting was prominent and exciting, an often overlooked fact is that these weapons were pretty simple and offered little variation … Continue reading

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