... OK. Glad to know I got at least one of my facts straight :) ... Yeah, but he taught in England. Or maybe it was someone else. Well, there was an Italian
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, Feb 4, 2002
I forget where I read the term originally, but
there is a great deal of evidence that Jews frequently
either "converted" or paid "taxes" to be allowed to
live, work, not
wear required badges, etc.
OK. Glad to know I got at least one of my facts straight :)
> Hmm...yeah, but he still couldn't be
English. And he wants to be
> later-period because of certain fencing masters whose techniques he
> to use (DiGrassi, I think?). He has just a little teeny bit of
> authenticity bug in him...if only it would spread to other parts of
> Societal activities... ;-)
Uh, I think Giacomo di Grassi was an Italian.
Yeah, but he taught in England. Or maybe it was someone else.
Well, there was an Italian fencing master who taught in England for a
while, I'm sure of it. The other possibility was for his persona to
go *to* Italy to study fencing. (How else would he have met me?
I set up a folder for information called
"Maud's stuff." In it,
you'll find another folder marked "Pluders, canions, and
In that folder, I've uploaded some pictures of our guys in both
pluders and in canions/venetians, so you can show your sweetie and
get an idea of what he wants to wear.
Whoa...the website is being SUPER-slow to load. (Or maybe it's my
internet connection misbehaving...) Weirdness. Well, I'll
check it again in the morning...thank you!
who *really* needs to go to sleep instead of playing on the
"Dost thou think, because thou art virtuous, there shall be no more
cakes and ale?"
Shakespeare, Twelfth Night
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