Duel of Theobald versus Seitz – Germany, 1370

by Jeffrey Hull

This particular account of judicial duel (kampf) from Germany of 1370 is found in Volume II Chapter 14 of the fechtbuch (fight-book) De Arte Athletica (aka Liber Artis Athleticae – Cod.icon. 393 – circa 1542) by that citizen of Augsburg and fencer called Paulus Hector Mair.

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