Duels and Duelling

Duels and Duelling

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A duel could be fought over a matter as trifling as a slip of the tongue or as serious as a public accusation of corruption. At the height of its formality, two men at odds would meet at dawn, armed either with swords or pistols and could fight to the death, to the first blood, or one could even fire pointedly away from his opponent. Though duels were illegal, gentlemen considered it their prerogative to fight, and figures as prominent as the Duke of Wellington and… (more)

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Publisher: Shire (September 18, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 56 pages

File size: 13.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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