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Discours des armes (MS 66S230)

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Discours des armes
MS 66S230, Archives Municipales de Bordeaux
Bordeaux, France
(No scans available)
Type Fencing manual
Date before 1523
Language(s) French
Author(s) Sieur Dancie
Material Parchment
Size 368 folia

Discours des armes et methode pour bien tirer de l'espée et poignard ("Discourse of Armes and the Method to Properly Fence with the Sword and Dagger", MS 66S230), is a French fencing manual written by Sieur Dancie some time before his publication of L'espee de combat ou l'usage de la tire des armes in 1623. It currently rests in the holdings of the Archives Municipales de Bordeaux in Bordeaux, France. It treats the use of the rapier, both alone and with the dagger.



Folio Section
357r - 368r Side sword by Sieur Dancie


Additional Resources

  • Runacres, Rob; Ghesquiere, Thibault. The Sword of Combat or The Use of Fighting With Weapons. Lulu.com, 2014. ISBN 978-1291919691