Re: Duels and weapons
Posted by Elizabeth Rose on September 18, 1997 at 15:34:24:
In response to Re: Duels and weapons, written by Ann on August 27, 1997 at 12:32:15
] ] 2. Choice of weapons was up to the challenger
] I thought the challenged was the one to choose weapons?
Yes, me too. They were outlawed, but generally looked over as London didn't have a professional police force at the time. If someone tipped off the Bow Street Runners, they would intervene.
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