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The Use of the Broad Sword

In which is shown, The True Method of Fighting with that Weapon as it is now in Use among the Highlanders; deduc'd from the Use of the Scymitar; with every Throw, Cut, Guard, and Disarm.

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Author: Thomas Page.
Published: 1746, Norwich, UK
Weapons covered: single sword, Target (small shield)

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Transcribed by Jonathan Miller. Thanks to James Marwood for bringing this text to our attention.

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