Posted by Jane Elizabeth on August 27, 1997 at 13:36:43:
In reply to Duels and weapons posted by Barbara on August 27, 1997 at 00:47:40
I know that duels were outlawed in England early in the century, and you would be considered a murderer if you killed someone in a duel. (S&S was written before 1800, although revised and published later.) Apparently those hell-bent on dueling would travel to the Continent to fight.
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