Book Review: “Deeds of Arms” by S. Muhlberger

“They are stories about stories.” [1] It does my heart good when I hear competent people say that they’ve recreated the essence of some medieval martial art event to the best of their ability, because they followed the descriptions of medieval combat “exactly” from period texts. It’s a good … start. But what if the…

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Centre of the Canadian Universe Sword Press

Toronto and jousting items dominate this Easter offering. Toronto – swords ‘and’ jousting … who knew? Of more important note though, our community recently suffered an accident that deserves a moment’s consideration to ensure that we’re doing everything possible to take care of weapon safety during training, displays or competitions. Wes   A Centre for…

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Sword … Sorry, Lance Press from the USA

Snap Quiz:  What American state has ‘jousting’ as it’s state sport?  And why?  (http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/01glance/html/symbols/sport.html,  http://marylandjousting.com/) OK, pass your papers forward to the front.  While We’re marking them, you can start reading ahead with today’s’ offering. For the past two years, those interested in things medieval have been teased with indications that something significant was brewing…

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