The Koning Glove from St Mark will soon be here, ready for purchase in our shop. It is a glove that is made specifically for Historical European Martial Arts–HEMA–and classical fencing. The glove protects your hands when sparring and competing with heavier weapons in Historical Fencing; such as longsword, sabre, or single sword.
About the name
The Koning, or King, was the winner of the competitions held by the Franco-Belgian fencing guilds in the 15th century. He sat in the guild’s ruling council for one year and had the right to speak first at their meetings.