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Arms and Armour Abroad

Postby Sean M » 05 Jun 2015 21:54

Some of you who work on sources from the seventeenth century and later might enjoy this article from 1905 by Viscount Dillon which describes some of the ways sharp pointy things moved around the world after the age of exploration.

Making swords for a style of fencing which nobody in a thousand miles practiced must have been challenging for the swordsmiths.
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