Didrik von Porat

For some time now I have searched and collected information about the Swedish fencing  Master Didrik von Porat. This is what I have found out. According to his Letter of Nobility, which he got when he was knighted, Didrik von Porat was tutored during his youth. In 1662 he travelled with a Swedish embassy to Russia. It’s unclear what kind of role he had during this trip. But after the return to Sweden he went to Germany to study the art of fencing. And he continued to France to keep studying “…for the most excellent fencing masters until he won...

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