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This work is a study of Sloane Ms. 2530, a manuscript book at the British Library. Much of the manuscript describes the public examinations men had to pass to join the profession of fencing. Many of the examinations took place in public playhouses or in places that were to become public, and in so doing thereby provided further information in the history of theater during Shakespeare's time. Illustrated.
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Book Description 1991. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. The Noble Science: A Study and Transcription of Sloane MS.2530, Papers of the Masters of Defence of London, Temp. Henry VIII to 1590. Seller Inventory # LP0-TC6-1KG
Book Description 1991. Theatre, sports/fencing. University of Delaware, Newark. Very good - near fine black cloth and very good dust jacket 140p. Seller Inventory # 12396