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Renaissance Swordsmanship: The Illustrated Book Of Rapiers And Cut And Thrust Swords And Their Use
by John Clements

This is the most thorough work ever about historical swordsmanship. It is both a general reference and an instructional guide for advanced and beginning sword ...

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—Updated Jul 27, 2014



Techniques Of Medieval Armour Reproduction: The 14th Century
by Brian R. Price

Few historical icons can match the evocative power of the medieval suit of armour, and this epic new book is a complete course in the tools and techniques of the ...

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Incredible info, yet details are lacking. Don't plan on making a full suit of armour from this book, but the info if you are welding compitant, will benefit you. It assumes, though explaining your lack of ability, that you know what you are doing before you start.  ...
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—Updated May 4, 2006



Secrets of German Medieval Swordsmanship: Sigmund Ringeck's Commentaries on Master Liechtenauer's Verse
by Christian Henry Tobler

Medieval Fighting with the German MastersChristian Henry Tobler presents a beautifully interpreted study of fighting techniques recorded in the mnemonic verse of ...

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Okay,
If you have had no training at all on this subject, you will be lost before you begin. The photos are great, yet the full details of the moves are lacking. If you are experience in the eastern martial arts, it's great, otherwise its not that beneficial.
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Records of the Medieval Sword
by Ewart Oakeshott

Forty years of intensive research into the specialised subject of the straight two-edged knightly sword of the European middle ages are contained in this classic ...

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If you are a sword want to be expert or just love swords, then this is the book for you! What incredible info! If you are in the market to purchase a modern recreation of an ancient sword, then buy this book.
—Updated May 4, 2006



Medieval Swordsmanship: Illustrated Methods And Techniques
by John Clements

From the author of Renaissance Swordsmanship comes the most comprehensive and historically accurate view ever of the lost fighting arts of Medieval knights, ...

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Okay, this book makes much more sense if you've had some training in what he's talking about. Mr. Clements is by far the most formidible expert in the world today on longsword fighting, but this book will not make sense until you actually have some training. I ...
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—Updated May 4, 2006



Medieval Military Costume: Europa Militaria Special No. 8 (Europa Militaria Special, 8)
by Gerry Embleton

Reenactors wearing carefully created costumes, photographed in authentic settings, provide a snapshot of spear men, archers, crossbow men, gunners, and knights from ...

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I mean, what do you expect from Gary Embleton? Nothing but the best. After looking at this book, you will feel that nothing in your kit is up to standard. Want to change that? Then read this short, but sweet book. I highly recommend this to reenactors.
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—Updated May 4, 2006



A Knight and His Castle
by R. Ewart Oakeshott

From the author's famous life of a medieval knight series, this book provides a lively and informative history of the castle, its design, building, defense, as well ...

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This book, I feel, is written for a much younger crowd, yet the information is invaluable. Written by a great in the sword world, this book makes you realize that Mr. Oakeshott had much more information about the past than swords. It rocks. Read to yourself and your ...
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An Historical Guide to Arms & Armor
by Stephen Bull

Describes portable arms and armor from the time of the Greeks and Romans to the early nineteenth century

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Again, great pictures and info, but not quite enough to give it a 10 or close. If you are lacking great quality pictures of medieval items that you love, this is a great book. But if you long for information, this is not the book for you. I still recommend it, ...
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—Updated May 4, 2006



The Book of The Medieval Knight
by Stephen Turnbull

Fearless in battle, gracious in victory, knights lived their lives on a heroic scale, during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. Vividly retold with superb ...

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If you are interested in the 100 Years War, then this is the book for you. Mr. Turnbull throws so much info into the war that you immediately think that you are an expert in the field. I've read this wonderful book many times and I learn more every single reading.  ...
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—Updated May 4, 2006



Blood Red Roses: The Archaeology of a Mass Grave from the Battle of Towton AD 1461, Second Edition

The Battle of Towton in North Yorkshire, fought during the Wars of the Roses, was reputedly the bloodiest battle ever seen on English soil. In 1996 a mass grave of ...

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A must buy for the weapons enthusiast. This book gives so much detail and vivid pictures that you really think that you are there. They not only discuss the archealogical evidence, but discuss the weapons and armour of the time. Don't want to hurt your new, ...
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—Updated May 4, 2006



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