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Hugh Knight

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Copy from Gladiatoria:

Hugh T. Knight, Jr., has been studying the art of medieval combat for more than ten years. In 2003 he founded die Schlachtschule: The School of Battle, a school dedicated to the study and practice of medieval martial arts.

Prior to studying medieval martial arts Hugh spent many years studying traditional Japanese martial arts, earning a certificate in Japanese swordsmanship and Jujutsu and a black belt in Karate.

Hugh has been an avid student of medieval life and practitioner of medieval reenactment/living history for more than twenty years with an emphasis on accurately recreating medieval armored combat. In addition to his martial pursuits he also courses greyhounds and is a licensed falconer.

To learn more about die Schlachtschule: The School of Battle, visit http://www.schlachtschule.org/.

Wiktenauer contributions


The following articles include translations by Hugh Knight.


Hugh Knight has produced or contributed to the following books and journal articles.


  • Knight, Hugh T., Jr (2009). The Ambraser Codex by Master Hans Talhoffer. Self-published. ISBN 978-0-557-38531-7.
  • Knight, Hugh T., Jr. (2008). The Gladiatoria Fechtbuch: A Fifteenth-Century German Fight Book. Self-published.