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File Name -- Description (Date Last Modified - Size)

----------> Alfieri <--------

  • Rapralf1.Gif
  • Rapier Fighting: Alfieri - lunge (1/10/94 - 7533)
  • Rapralf2.Gif
  • Rapier Fighting: Alfieri - left-hand opposition (1/10/94 - 9622)
  • Rapralf3.Gif
  • Rapier Fighting: Alfieri - displacement (1/10/94 - 9582)
  • Rapralf4.Gif
  • Rapier Fighting: Alfieri - disarm & counter-thrust (1/10/94 - 7544)
  • Rapralf5.Gif
  • Rapier Fighting: Alfieri - double-hit w/ rapier & dagger (1/10/94 - 7010)
  • Rapralf6.Gif
  • Rapier Fighting: Alfieri - cloak parry with counter-thrust (1/10/94 - 8725)

    ----------> General <--------

  • Ammo-gen.Txt
  • History of Ammunition (9/29/93 - 3152)
  • Ammo1500.Txt
  • Fixed Ammunition in the 1500's (8/17/92 - 2998)
  • Archery.Txt
  • The Decadence of Archery (10/19/95 - 16040)
  • Armorers.Txt
  • List of Armorers (4/19/94 - 4055)
  • Armractv.Txt
  • Activities in Full Armour (1/25/93 - 1623)
  • Armthick.Txt
  • Period Armour Thicknesses (12/28/93 - 1967)
  • Attack.Txt
  • Basic Rapier Attacks (1/11/92 - 4466)
  • Blades.Txt
  • Discussion of Rapier Blade Properties (2/1/97 - 12850)
  • Blows.Txt
  • Serious Thoughts on Calling your Blows (2/12/93 - 6353)
  • Boilarmr.Txt
  • Discussion of How To Boil Leather Armor (11/23/93 - 9758)
  • Bowmakrs.Txt
  • List of (Traditional) Archery Equipment Makers (10/7/93 - 1507)
  • Bows.Txt
  • History of the Bow (9/23/93 - 24502)
  • Brefpara.Txt
  • Breif Explanations on the Paradoxes of Defense by George Silver (4/22/96 - 102695)
  • Cannon16.Txt
  • Cannon & Tactics of the 16th Century (7/12/96 - 12005)
  • Catalogs.Txt
  • List of Catalogs from Weapons Suppliers (1/13/93 - 1037)
  • Chainmal.Txt
  • Brief Help on Chain Mail (2/12/93 - 1272)
  • Compass.Txt
  • History and Use of the Compass (9/30/93 - 4341)
  • Damsteel.Txt
  • Damascus Steels by Torin Ironbrow (4/11/94 - 4480)
  • Ecwsa.Txt
  • English Civil War Society of America contacts (7/12/96 - 905)
  • Fencbook.Txt
  • A bibliography of Fencing Books (12/3/95 - 687)
  • Fencclub.Txt
  • List of US Fencing Assns & Clubs (6/11/92 - 2035)
  • Fenchist.Txt
  • A short but good history of Fencing (12/3/95 - 2603)
  • Fencing.Txt
  • History and Rules for Competition Fencing (8/28/93 - 2604)
  • Fencterm.Txt
  • Terminology for Fencing (12/3/95 - 11176)
  • Fiteorgs.Txt
  • Living History and other Military Recreation Groups (11/2/92 - 1594)
  • Fmasters.Txt
  • Brief List of Fencing Masters (2/1/97 - 5433)
  • Gauges.Txt
  • Gauges of Metal in Period Armour (10/18/93 - 1360)
  • Gunpowdr.Txt
  • History of Gunpowder (Handguns & Artillery) (10/19/92 - 41904)
  • Histarmo.Txt
  • History of Armour (8/28/93 - 5316)
  • Makeshld.Txt
  • Instructions for Making a Battle-worthy Shield (IoL) (11/25/93 - 3068)
  • Maritime.Txt
  • Maritime Vocabulary (4/21/94 - 3381)
  • Martarts.Txt
  • Overview of several forms of Martial Arts (8/28/93 - 9209)
  • Masters.Txt
  • History of the Elizabethan Fencing Masters (10/27/92 - 51651)
  • Nitehood.Txt
  • History of Knighthood (9/29/93 - 10915)
  • Platarmr.Txt
  • Description of Armor Coat of Plates (12/9/93 - 3480)
  • Potarmor.Txt
  • Potpourri Description of Various Armour and Weapons (1/25/93 - 3309)
  • Raphist.Txt
  • History of England's Rapier Usage (10/20/92 - 30559)
  • Rapier.Txt
  • The Arte of Defense by William Wilson 1993 (2/2/97 - 77333)
  • Rapr-ref.Txt
  • Sources for Period Manuals on Rapier Usage (IoL) (11/25/93 - 1656)
  • Raprhits.Txt
  • A Study of Blows done by Rapier (1/25/93 - 16293)
  • Raprlevl.Txt
  • Suggested Levels for Free-style Rapier (11/28/93 - 4327)
  • Readings.Txt
  • Required Reading for The Free Lancers/Camelot Lancers (3/21/93 - 2370)
  • Safrtlry.Txt
  • How to Put on a Safe Event (Artillery) (12/5/96 - 3784)
  • Shield.Txt
  • Shield and sword weight tables (11/27/97 - 18379)
  • Sordevul.Txt
  • Basic Evolution to today's Swords (1/25/93 - 6465)
  • Stanfoot.Txt
  • Basic Stance and Footwork (1/11/92 - 4674)
  • Swrdepee.Txt
  • Thoughts on Heavy Sword vs Real Epee (9/21/93 - 4675)
  • Swrdhist.Txt
  • History of the Sword (10/5/93 - 4764)
  • Swrdplay.Txt
  • Swordplay in Elizabethan Dayes & Shakespeare's Playes (7/12/93 - 33371)
  • Targes.Txt
  • History of the Targe (Target) (9/26/92 - 1882)
  • Trebchet.Txt
  • How to Make a Trebuchet (Catapult) (2/10/93 - 6113)
  • Weapnlaw.Txt
  • A brief overview of various national, state, and local laws regarding the carrying, use, and display of 'renaissance' weapons by Dr JP Hrisoulas (7/17/98 - 4471)
  • Zones.Txt
  • Basic Rapier Defense (1/25/93 - 5249)

    ----------> George Silver <--------

  • Paradox1.Jpg
  • Graphic from George Silver's Paradoxes of Defence (4/22/96 - 50997)
  • Paradox2.Jpg
  • Graphic from George Silver's Paradoxes of Defence (4/22/96 - 77769)
  • Paradox3.Jpg
  • Graphic from George Silver's Paradoxes of Defence (4/22/96 - 53297)
  • Paradox4.Jpg
  • Graphic from George Silver's Paradoxes of Defence (4/22/96 - 34726)
  • Paradoxe.Txt
  • Paradoxes of Defense by George Silver (4/22/96 - 126803)

    ----------> Pictures <--------

  • 24pnder.Gif
  • Graphic 24 pound cannon with tackle. (1/12/94 - 6133)
  • Atack01.Gif
  • Comparative between 1610 vs 1980 Attack (6/29/92 - 4600)
  • Bowsprit.Gif
  • Nautical: Graphic of Bowsprit ropes, shrouds and riggings (12/14/94 - 17963)
  • Braces.Gif
  • Nautical: Graphic of Braces (12/14/94 - 20140)
  • Nomencla.Zip
  • GIF Packet, Nomenclature of Sword, Rapier, Sabre (1/15/93 - 28813)
  • Pirtools.Gif
  • Pirates Tools: boarding pike, cutlass and axe.. (1/12/94 - 6988)
  • Rigging.Gif
  • Nautical: Masts and riggings (12/14/94 - 33855)
  • Sabre01.Gif
  • Sabre Block 1888 (Graphic file) (6/29/92 - 4114)
  • Swvlcann.Gif
  • Graphic Swivel-mount Cannon (1/12/94 - 6397)

    ----------> RealMyth.Com <--------

  • Plat102ba.Jpg
  • 26 military field tents. (8/13/98 - 35534)
  • Plat172ba.Jpg
  • Nine men and one woman in a variety of elegant dress representing the upper class. (8/13/98 - 66270)
  • Plat212ba.Jpg
  • 22 military images. Helmets, suits of plate armour, a matchlock and two wheel-lock pistols. (8/13/98 - 69697)
  • Plat282ba.Jpg
  • 9 men with swords, staffs, and capes in elegant dress. (8/13/98 - 66904)
  • Plat292ba.Jpg
  • King, bishop and knight in plate armor with distinctively shaped battle ax. (8/13/98 - 38141)
  • Plat362ba.Jpg
  • Jousting tournament before the king. Two mounted knights with lances across the tilt. Stadium with spectators in boxes: from 15th c. (8/13/98 - 78933)
  • Plate022a.Jpg
  • 46 images of crowns, shields, lances, swords, daggers, axes, vessels, chairs etc from 12th-13th century manuscript. (8/13/98 - 71761)
  • Plate042a.Jpg
  • 22 images: spearmen, axemen, pikemen, royalty on horse, four ships including three single masted hulcs and elaborate field of tents. (8/13/98 - 79260)
  • Plate052a.Jpg
  • 16 spears, pikes, axes, swords and shields. (8/13/98 - 51751)
  • Plate082a.Jpg
  • Baptism of royal child with bishop, priest, queen and attendents. (8/13/98 - 46920)
  • Plate092a.Jpg
  • King bestowing knighthood at court. (8/13/98 - 44012)
  • Plate102a.Jpg
  • King on throne attended by two bishops and courtiers. (8/13/98 - 60054)
  • Plate112a.Jpg
  • Jousting tournament before queen. Two mounted knights with lances across the tilt. Stadium with spectators in boxes. (8/13/98 - 71583)
  • Plate122a.Jpg
  • Mounted knights on the attack in mountainous landscape. (8/13/98 - 72350)
  • Plate132a.Jpg
  • Intense battle scene as opposing armies collide. (8/13/98 - 84533)
  • Plate142a.Jpg
  • Victorious king accepts surrender for the defeated. (8/13/98 - 41500)
  • Plate152a.Jpg
  • Exhausted traveler is welcomed ashore in mountainous landscape. Two masted carrack in background. (8/13/98 - 58972)
  • Plate162a.Jpg
  • Travellers embarking from small boat greeted at gates of walled city. (8/13/98 - 40527)
  • Plate172a.Jpg
  • Peaceful army of lancemen arrive at gatews of walled city. (8/13/98 - 45338)
  • Plate182a.Jpg
  • Dining at court with the King. (8/13/98 - 44305)
  • Plate192a.Jpg
  • Royal visitor with mounted soldiers is greeted at the gates of a walled city. (8/13/98 - 51622)
  • Plate202a.Jpg
  • Knights in full body armour joust on foot with pikes. (8/13/98 - 43252)
  • Plate212a.Jpg
  • Travelers having embarked from ship are greeted at gates to the city. (8/13/98 - 40850)
  • Plate232a.Jpg
  • Travelers receive priest's blessing inside city. Mounted soldiers outside city wall. (8/13/98 - 53122)
    Total Text Files for this area 54

    Total Graphic Files for this area 42

    Total Compressed Files for this area 1

    Total MulitMedia Files for this area 0


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