On June 12th I will be teaching Introduction to the Structure of the Duel in Early Modern England at Atlantian Summer University.  I’m working on finalizing my handout and class notes this week but I wanted to give you all a little sneak preview of the subjects we will be covering while you still have time to sign up for the class!

The topics we will be covering include:

  1. Honor and Reputation in Early Modern England
  2. Dueling as a Tool to Preserve Honor and Reputation
  3. Injuries
  4. Giving the Lie and the Order of the Challenger and Defender
  5. Types of Lies: Certain, Conditional, General, Particular, and Foolish
  6. Why you Can’t Take up Arms After Giving the Lie
  7. Cartels
  8. Election of Weapons
  9. Achieving Victory

There’s still plenty of time to sign up!  If you are interested in registering for this or any other June University Session #77 class check out the University website!

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