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posted 09-11-2004 12:16 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for LadyCordelia   Click Here to Email LadyCordelia     Edit/Delete Message
What were the rules for dueling in medieval times? Did they even have them back then?
I'm thinking of putting one in a story I'm writing, so I need to know.

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posted 09-11-2004 12:39 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Peter   Click Here to Email Peter     Edit/Delete Message
This is not my topic at all, but I thought the concept of the word 'duel' did not come in until much later ?

posted 09-11-2004 01:39 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for ipflo   Click Here to Email ipflo     Edit/Delete Message

Also not my topic, but I found some history on duelling on:

posted 09-15-2004 09:44 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Maria   Click Here to Email Maria     Edit/Delete Message
This is a site where you should find the information you need. Also, there are some pieces writen by people who fought in the middle ages, but they refere to duels as setting an argument or suchlike. The first code of dueling appeared in the Renaissance.

[This message has been edited by Maria (edited 09-15-2004).]

posted 09-15-2004 09:50 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Maria   Click Here to Email Maria     Edit/Delete Message
Ok, this site is really on the topic, I hope it's what you need: http://www.worldhistory.com/wiki/d/duel.htm

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