is a handy online tool for checking archaic words and researching etymologies.
(transcribed from Primary Sources)
I have standardized the spelling, while maintaining archaic language and English spellings for color. Words marked with ¹ were misprinted but corrected in the printed errata included with the manuscript. The corrected word appears in place.
La Verdada Destreza
Ly Gabriela and Ld Pachomius have provided many resources regarding
and the Spanish school of fence.
Links to manuals available on the web
Period Manuals collected by William Wilson
A.E.M.M.A Online Library
The Association for Renaissance Martial Arts: The Armarium
Libros de Esgrima
- a Spanish site with scans of fencing manuals, including
Compendio de los fundamentos de la verdadera destreza y filosofía de las armas
Replicated source materials for sale
Patri Puglese's electroprint copies of Historical Fencing Manuals
Historical Fencing Treatises at BFHS
- List of online manuals organized chronologically, alphabetically, and by weapon type.