renaissance swordsmanship

Book Review- Renaissance Swordsmanship: The Illustrated Use of Rapiers and Cut-and-Thrust Swords by John Clements

In Renaissance Swordsmanship, John Clements explicitly states his goals in the very first sentence:  “The purpose of this work is to serve as a short reference for sword enthusiasts and a guide to direct their study.”  The text achieves the first part of that statement; Renaissance Swordsmanship is an adequate reference.  As a guide to…

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