Fight-Book Clues to Quality and Build of Knightly Weaponry

By Jeffrey Hull

This article tries toexplore what the German Fechtbücher (fight-books / fencing manuals) of circa 1375 to 1550 may tell us regarding the quality and build of knightly weaponry, primarily swords.

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