Crossed Swords Clashed Medieval Style

June 16, 2015


Crossed swords clashed in Medieval style at the June meeting of the Auckland Romance Writers’ Chapter.

The fighting history seminar was given by the illustrious Matthew Mole with able assistance from Elizabeth Thomson, who writes as Lizzi Tremayne. They demonstrated with a variety of swords/short swords/rapiers/broadswords.

Matt also had facsimiles of ancient manuals including the first known written and illustrated manuscript dating from the Thirteenth Century which he showed to verify the techniques they used. His knowledge is vast.

Everyone present was inspired by the event.