He who knows most, doubts most.  — Jerónimo de Carranza

Dedicated to researching historical Spanish fencing and sharing the knowledge with the public.

Fencing History and Tales

Introduction | Literary Allusions | Famous Duels and Duellists | Women and Combat

Here we present literary allusions to the Verdadera Destreza, Carranza and Pacheco and also historical accounts of duels that transpired as well as a few that may be nothing more than legend.

We also proudly maintain a section devoted to women and swordplay in history.