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.
1st Floor Theatre