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David Black Mastro




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PostPosted: Wed 07 Sep, 2005 3:57 pm    Post subject: The montante         Reply with quote

When we hear the term "montante", we usually think of the vertical upward cut of the Bolognese school, but apparently this word was also used to describe a sort of smallish two-hander sometimes used by the Spaniards. What do we know about this weapon?
"Why meddle with us--you are not strong enough to break us--you know that you have won the battle and slaughtered our army--be content with your honor, and leave us alone, for by God's good will only have we escaped from this business" --unknown Spanish captain to the Chevalier Bayard, at the Battle of Ravenna, 1512
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Lee O'Hagan




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PostPosted: Thu 08 Sep, 2005 8:10 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Hi David,
http://www.myArmoury.com/talk/viewtopic.php?t...t=montante

got an inspired piece running as we speak Wink
but any new info would be excellent,
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David Black Mastro




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PostPosted: Thu 08 Sep, 2005 8:15 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Lee O'Hagan wrote:
Hi David,
http://www.myArmoury.com/talk/viewtopic.php?t...t=montante

got an inspired piece running as we speak Wink
but any new info would be excellent,


Thanks for the link! Happy

"Why meddle with us--you are not strong enough to break us--you know that you have won the battle and slaughtered our army--be content with your honor, and leave us alone, for by God's good will only have we escaped from this business" --unknown Spanish captain to the Chevalier Bayard, at the Battle of Ravenna, 1512
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