Historial fencing i Scotland

Thare is some evidence on historical fencing as practiced in Scotland in the Early Modren Era, especially fencin wi the Scots basket-hilted broadsword throu the 17t tae 18t centuries.

Maist o wir current knawledge o thir airts derives frae various combative treatises or Martial airts manuals, as weel as scrieved anecdotes (i.e. battle accoonts, folklore, etc.) an airtistic representations frae different stoonds an locations in Scots historie (see Penicuik Sketches[1]).


  1. Highland Swordsmanship: Techniques of the Scottish Sword Masters, by Mark Rector (editor) and Paul Wagner (editor), Published by The Chivalry Bookshelf (15 November 2001)