13th-15th Century Books

 

 

Tower Fectbuch I.33

Latin

1290

Plates

Sword and Buckler

Liberi, Maestro Fiore dei

Fior di Battaglia (Getty version)*some pages are faded or very dark due to microfilm printing*

Italian

1410

Many Plates

Wrestling, Unarmed vs. Dagger, Dagger vs. Sword, Longsword, Armored Longsword, Armored Poleaxe, Spear, Calvary Lance, Calvary Sword, Salvary Wrestling, Polearm vs. Calvary.

Liberi, Maestro Fiore dei

Flos Duellatorum (from Novati, 1902)

English trans of Italian

1410

Many Plates

Same weapons, different order with brief captions.

Talhoffer

Fechtbuch

German

1443

illustrations

Long Sword, Warhammer, Duelling Shields, Dagger, Unarmed

Vadi, Philippo

Ad Illustrissim um Pricipem Mevm

 

15th Cent.

106 Illustrations

Lance, Dagger, Longsword, Wrestling, In Armor: Poleaxe,Long Sword, Spada in arme,

Talhoffer

Fechtbuch

German

1459

 

Long Sword, Lance/ Dagger, Unarmed, Horseback (+Lance/ Sword)

Codex Wallerstein

(Collection of plates from)

 

~1470's

plates

Longsword, wrestling, dagger vs. dagger, messer, 2 against 1 unarmed

 

Menauguerra, Ponc de

Lo Cavaller

Spanish

1490

No Plates

Use of the Lance and Jousting

   

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