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How did a Spanish swordsman defeat 17 challengers?

On a summer day in Madrid in 1646, 17 swordsmen lined up to accept the challenge of a man named Don Miguel Perez De Mendoza. Why did Mendoza challenge so many? And how did he hope to survive? Tune in to Museum Secrets: Inside The Palacio Real, Madrid to find out.

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GeorgeNEB • #53 • 2013-06-15 12:28:26
Great piece. We study historical fencing in Omaha and it\'s great. Playing electric tag has become an unrealistic way to study swordsmanship.