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Commander and Chief

When George Washington was sworn in as the first President of the United States in 1789, he initially used the name, "His High Mightiness, the President of the United States and Protector of their Liberties." Critics charged that it smacked of monarchy and Washington consented that the title be altered to "Mr. President."

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