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The Medieval Art of Swordsmanship: A Facsimile & Translation of Europe's Oldest Personal Combat Treatise, Royal Armouries MS I.33 (Royal Armouries Monograph)
by Dr. Jeffrey L. Forgeng

Jointly Published with the British Royal ArmouriesMedieval fighting has long been thought to be rough and untutored. Visiions of men madly slashing to and fro and ...

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A splendid piece of work, this book makes the sword and buckler treatise MS I33 widely available. As mentioned above, this is not a "Sword and Buckler for Dummies" book - it is the medieval document. Medieval teaching wasn't modern style teaching, so there is a ...
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The Martial Arts of Renaissance Europe
by Sydney Anglo

Mounted encounters by armored knights locked in desperate hand-to-hand combat, stabbing and wrestling in tavern brawls, deceits and brutalities in street affrays, ...

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Longbow: A Social and Military History
by Robert Hardy

This revised and expanded edition chronicles the history of the longbow from the earliest known example used 8000 years ago, through its coming of age at the ...

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European Weapons and Armour: From the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution
by Ewart Oakeshott

Both a work of scholarship, and a treasury of information, for anyone seeking a factual and vivid account of the story of arms from the Renaissance period to the ...

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European armour, circa 1066 to circa 1700
by Claude Blair

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English Martial Arts
by Terry Brown

This book investigates the weapons, history and development of the English fighting system and some of the beliefs and social pressures that helped mould it. The ...

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Codex Wallerstein: A Medieval Fighting Book from the Fifteenth Century on the Longsword, Falchion, Dagger, and Wrestling
by Grzegorz Zabinski, Bartlomiej Walczak

The Codex Wallerstein is one of the best known of the late medieval fencing treatises still in existence. Though perhaps not as widely known as Talhoffer 1467 or ...

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The Book of the Crossbow: With an Additional Section on Catapults and Other Siege Engines (Dover Military History, Weapons, Armor)
by Ralph Payne-Gallwey

One of the most devastating weapons of the Middle Ages, the crossbow fired a 12-inch bolt capable of piercing all but the strongest armor. This fascinating ...

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Mittelalterliche Reiterschild, Der
by Jan Kohlmorgen

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This work is an outstanding book on two levels. It is divided into three parts: the first is a history of the shield, the second is a catalogue of the surviving medieval heater ("knightly") shields, and the third is a manual for building your own shield.
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—Updated Oct 18, 2006



Weapons and Warfare in Renaissance Europe: Gunpowder, Technology, and Tactics (Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology)
by Bert S. Hall

Weapons and Warfare in Renaissance Europe explores the history of gunpowder in Europe from the thirteenth century, when it was first imported from China, to the ...

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A profoundly important work. Its most outstanding sections are the technological sections on gunpowder itself (which has a history of its own, and impacted gunmaking substantially) and the ballistics of smoothbore weapons. The latter in particular should be better ...
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