Memorial Of the Practice of the Montante
By Diogo Gomes de Figueyredo

A transcription and translation by Eric Myers and a history by Steve Hick

Updated 4/2/2012 New Revised Edition- Further refinements and clarity in the translation and interpretation of this work on the Two Handed sword.

This article presents a full translation of the Memorial of the Practice of the Montante, a manuscript on the use of the two-handed sword preserved in the Ajuda Library in Lisbon, Portugal. Written in 1651 by Diogo Gomes de Figueyredo.

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