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Nicklass Preußen

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Nicklass Preußen
Born 14th century (?)
Prussia
Died date of death unknown
Occupation Fencing master
Movement Liechtenauer tradition
Influences Johannes Liechtenauer
Genres Fencing manual
Language Middle High German
Manuscript(s)
First Printed
English Edition
Żabiński, 2008

Nicklass Preußen (Niclas prewßen, Nicklass prewsñ) was a 14th or 15th century German fencing master. His name seems to indicate that he was a Prussian, but nothing is known about this master's life. He is not mentioned by Paulus Kal as being a member of the Fellowship of Liechtenauer, and his exact relation to the high master is uncertain.

Along with Andres Juden, Jobs von der Nyssen, and "The Priest" Hans Döbringer, Preußen is one of the four masters credited with writing the addendum to Johannes Liechtenauer's Recital found in the Nuremberg Hausbuch and the Glasgow Fechtbuch.

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