How the Society Began
Swords of Chivalry, 2011
The Swords of Chivalry began forming in August 1995 when two
of the members returned from England. The two founding members
were trained by The Medieval
Combat Society and carried home with them a dream of quality
fighting in the US.
At first word spread slowly by word of mouth and many
different people, including SCA members, attempted the fighting
style. But this fighting style is not
for everyone. However, a few stayed to train and be knighted.
SOC has performed at a some shows in past years. As members came and went
From the small group, shows schedules could not expanded. We hope to extend show
The Swords of Chivalry embraces the style, beliefs, and enthusiam of the MCS.
As the society continues to grow these fundamental beliefs will
remain as the root of all we attempt. These beliefs include, but
are not limited to:
- Quality public entertainment shows.
- Preserving history for the future.
Swords of Chivalry, 1996
Swords of Chivalry, 2010