Sword and Buckler v Native American weapons

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Friday July 26, 2024 - 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm


As the Americas were being colonized in the late 17th and early 18th centuries, the settlers brought with them martial traditions from England, including sword and buckler fencing. These settlers met Native Americans who had their own martial traditions and weapons. It is likely that these weapon systems met and clashed. We will explore the possibilities of this combat.


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