Re: [albanach] Scottish Fencing (was: Fencing Clothing (was: simplicity 8855)
- In a message dated 12/3/2003 8:00:06 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> Having read this, I've put out a post on our Kingdom rapier list askingMy lady if I may beg... if you DOOOOOO happen to find out when fencing made
> and if fencing showed up in Scotland.
it to scotland, please pass the info on to me. I have tried to find it and have
as-so-far run against a wall.
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- Gavine wrote:
> My lady if I may beg... if you DOOOOOO happen to find out when fencingmade
> it to scotland, please pass the info on to me. I have tried to find it andhave
> as-so-far run against a wall.Anything I find out, I'll be more than happy to share. So far, all I have
is the quote in my post last night, which is a charge for a repair to a
rapier in 1505. Considering that rapier first made its appearance only
around 35 years earlier, that is fairly early. There is also an inventory
of finds in Scotland which includes rapiers but I can't find any dates (I
may not have looked hard enough last night). This inventory is listed at:
The quote mentioned is found in a short article at:
I've only heard from two people so far, and hope to hear from more. Some of
these guys on my rapier list have some pretty good resources. As I hear
more, I'll be certain to pass it along to the list, and you'll do the same?