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Fencers! Good news ahead!

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Fencers! Good news ahead ;) We are approaching the end of Fiore’s zogho largo (wide or free plays), so it is time to get into some serious business and beat ...

Venetian Rapier translation on sale

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Bad news: Our primary source for rapier, Tom Leoni’s Giganti translation is listed as ‘discontinued’ on the Knight Shop website! :-O

Heavy practices - 1 & 8 November

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What has been going on at Thursday’s armoured practices? Last week we were myself and Duncan in armour, and Aodh out of armour. We had discussed beforehand o...

Heavy practice - 25 October

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Yesterday at armoured practice we had Cernac and myself in armour, and Aodh, Jasper and Gytha out of armour. I was not able to convince the others that squat...

Coronet of Fools - May 2019

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Bealtaine fires burn across the land, calling the Fair Folk out of their hiding places to witness the warriors of Insulae Draconis coming together to the anc...

New fencing and marshals handbooks

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The Kingdom Fencing Marshal has announced that a new Fencing Rulebook and Marshals Handbook have been published on the kingdom website.

Champions of Lough Devnaree

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Congratulations to Agnes des Illes on becoming Armoured Combat Champion of Lough Devnaree this weekend, and to Cernac the Navigator on retaking the the title...

Photos from fencing practice

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A few pics from this evening’s practice, where we played with big swords. We practiced Monte’s first two blows of the levata: