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Sat 20th Apr at 10:30am - 4:30pm

Up To The Hilt: European Swords And Daggers

@ Royal Armouries, Leeds

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Up To The Hilt: European Swords And Daggers

Join curator Robert Woosnam-Savage and handle European swords and daggers specially chosen from the Royal Armouries' collections.

The seminar will illustrate the development of the sword and dagger over 3,000 years and the dilemma between creating weapons for cut or thrust, or both.

Come to grips with important and unique weapons from the Bronze Age and the Middle Ages as well as later rapiers, basket-hilts and small-swords.

You will also handle hunting and military swords and have the rare chance to examine original major fencing manuals.

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Venue: Royal Armouries


Address:
Armouries Drive
Leeds
LS10 1LT 53.791874, -1.532249


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Website: royalarmouries.org

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