Zachary Wylde's The English Master of Defence

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Zachary Wylde's The English Master of Defence

Postby DanA » 05 Jan 2018 01:51

Hi all. I’m studying Zachary Wylde’s 1711 self-defence manual. Does anyone know anything about Wylde and his system of wrestling?

Wylde, Zachary. (1711). The English Master of Defence: Or the Gentleman’s Al-a-mode Accomplishment …. The exact Rules of Wrestling, explaining all the nice Holds, both out and in. Catches, Hugs, Trips and Locks, after what manner they are Taken, and how to be broken. The like was never Published before by man in England…. York: Printed by John White, for the Author.
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