Etiquette in the 18th and 19th Century Fencing Schools: Part I

Trade Card of Fencing Master Motet. Waddeson Rothschild Collection.

of the Martinez Academy of Arms has penned the first of a two-part series in The Historical Fencer on the culture of the salle.  In her first article, Maestro Acosta-Martinez goes through the regulations and practices 18th century fencing culture.

There was a customary code of polite behavior within the fencing schools of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries… [Read the full article here at The Historical Fencer].

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