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A very brief history of the Verdadeira Destreza in Portugal Thursday May 5th, 2016 – Posted in: Destreza Comum, Verdadeira Destreza

This brief article describes the history of Verdadeira Destreza in Portugal between the XVI and XVIII centuries. It presents the fencing scene as it probably was at the time, sets context for the apparition of Verdadeira Destreza and its eventual displacement of the older common fencing style and lists and describes the known sources.

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