The duel is a prearranged combat that is bound by a formal code of rules, ritual and etiquette designed to ensure, among other things, fairness and equitability between the combatants. Duels were private affairs between equals fought in order to settle a dispute over a point of honor. In Europe, the tradition of the duel existed for more than four hundred years; continuing well into the 20th century. –> Read More
- Four Duels: Two Sword Duels, a Duel on Horseback, and a Quadruple Duel.
- Gentleman’s Magazine, Acts to prevent the duel, 1807.
- Duel Run Amok, 1610
- Mysterious Duel in 1770
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