Difference between revisions of "Gerhardt von Hohensee"

From EastKingdomWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Line 42: Line 42:
Inhabitant of the [[Stonemarche|Barony of Stonemarche]] [[File:Stonemarche_arms.gif|20px]]
Inhabitant of the [[Stonemarche|Barony of Stonemarche]] [[File:Stonemarche_arms.gif|20px]]
Member of the Bygone [[House Three Sheets]] [[File:Three_Sheets_Device_1.jpg|20px]]
Junior Member on Double-Secret Probation of [[The_Priory_of_St._Colin_the_Dude|The Priory of St. Colin the Dude]] [[File:Priory.gif|20px]]

Revision as of 01:09, 2 March 2019

Pennsic War (A.S. 53 / C.E. 2018)
Resides: Barony of Stonemarche
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence
Hohensee device.png
Or, three seeblätter one and two, a trimount gules.
Award & Office Badges
Furison Companion of the Order of the Silver Rapier


Gerhardt von Hohensee joined the Society in A.S. 47, and picked up the rapier in A.S. 51.

Hohensee was a small town in some mountainous region of the German-speaking states around the turn of the seventeenth century, most likely destroyed by somebody or other during the Thirty Years War, and of which Gerhardt was a member of the local gentry. For whatever reason Gerhardt departed his native land for Italy and other parts of Western Europe, probably to pursue his interest in fencing and goodness knows what else he did.

Although historians have managed to recover a page of Gerhardt's memoir, the vast majority of his written work has apparently been lost.

Surviving Excerpt from "A Criticism of Popular Dueling Methods"

There is a particular trende I have observed among the French youth, that of attacking an opponent's foote; and whilst on occasion successful (in a manner of speaking), I cannot recommend this method against any serious adversarie; or, for that matter, against any one wearing shoes. For whilst a barefoote peasant may be prone to such pedary offense, a respectable maister of the dueling arte will be quick to punish any cockamamie comportment.

Fencing Style

Evidence suggests that Gerhardt was a proponent of Italian methods.

File:Fabris stop hit.jpg

Savatore Fabris 1606

On the Subject of Lawns

There are passing references in the literature to another work by Gerhardt on the subject of lawn care, and in particular the removal of knaves therefrom, but no copy of this document is known to have survived.


Espoused to Amalie von Hohensee Amalie device.png

Provost to Master Lucien de Wyntere Dewynteredevice.gif

Inhabitant of the Barony of Stonemarche Stonemarche arms.gif


  • Baron's Rapier Champion (Stonemarche) A.S. 51 SM Champ Fencing.jpg
  • Baronessa’s Rapier Champion (Stonemarche) A.S. 53 SM Champ Fencing.jpg
  • Deputy Webminister (Stonemarche) 20px
  • Deputy Seneschal (Stonemarche) Icon seneschal.gif

Pugnatium Vitae