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Fact #7 (deck-of-cards)

Deck of Cards

Each of the suits in a deck of cards represents the four major pillars of the economy in the Middle Ages. Heart represented the Church; Spades represented the military; Clubs represented agriculture; and Diamonds represented the merchant class.

15th Century Armored Foot Combat: Hand and a Half Sword

Date: February, 6th 2014 11:00 am - 11:15 am

Wearing late medieval “plate” armor, our Interpreters demonstrate techniques with the Hand and a Half sword using 15th century German and Italian fight manuals.

Location
1st Floor Theatre