Welcome Friends to an online adventure - your key to a Swasbuckling destination! Or you can look at this simply as an adventurous Newsletter . . . whatever you want to call it, just sit back, grab your swords, hoist your sails (along with the Jolly Roger), and be prepared to be boarded by Pirates, cross swords with some Musketeers, Pull back a long-bow and grey-goose shaft with the merry-men of Sherwood, and be prepared to joust with the mysterious Black Knight in a tournament in Merry Olde England!
The Swashbuckling Press!
This is a Swash-project begun, written, and designed by Swashbuckling Author Ted Anthony Roberts! (click on his name to take you to his home page).
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We are excited to announce our new MEMBERS AREA, where you can join our site, leave us messages on our GUESTBOOK, leave a message on our new FORUM, or even have a chance to CHAT or IM your Swashbuckling friends (see the very bottom of your window)!!
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Hey, friends, don't forget to check out my interview over at Renaissance Performers & Merchants! I've been interviewed on their blog about my novel "Donaree the Musketeer," and collectible card game: "Musketeers, Cavaliers, and Court Intrigue." Come check it out, and leave a comment if you'd like! http://renperfmerch.blogspot.com/2011/09/swashbuckling-with-ted-anthony-roberts.html?spref=fb
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SWASH-LITERATURE This is where it all started - the famous novels of some of the world's foremost writers! Learn about your favorites!
SWASH-ACTORS Those extraordinary Swashbuckling Actors, let's learn about them here !
SWASH-AUTHORS Where would we be without those grand swashbuckling authors? Here is your chance to see where it all began, and by whom!! Enter a world of some of the foremost of authors!
PIRATES That's right - it's those bearded sea-bandits of the past! Ahoy thar, matey !!
D'ARTAGNAN, MUSKETEER The ultimate Musketeer! Monsieur d'Artagnan actually existed!We have dedicated this site to, whom we feel, is one of the greatest Swashbucklers ever! Also, learn about the Musketeer Corps, and the history of seventeenth century France ! ALSO, VISIT OUR NEW D'ARTAGNAN / MUSKETEER STORE!
ROBIN HOOD of SHERWOOD Flying in at the tip of a grey-goose shaft, Sir Robin of Locksley may have actually existed in the flesh!
Pic: Errol Flynn, King of the Film Swashbucklers!!
KNIGHTS in ARMOUR The days of Chilvary and Valour come to life through such legends as King Arthur and King Richard the Lion-Heart !
CHARACTERS - FICTION & NON See how History first defined the Characters of Swasbuckling. Were they real people?
Pic: Robert Taylor, portraying Ivanhoe!
HISTORY OF SWASHBUCKLING How did it all get started? Learn here!
Pic: Gene Kelly, portraying d'Artagnan in The Three Musketeers!!
SWASH-STORE Yes, we have a NEW SWASH-STORE - come check it out! Have a chance to buy that special Book or Movie that you are needing for your collection. We also offer Swords, Armour, Period Clothing, Toys, Games, along with many other items. Ideal for Christmas shopping.
TED ANTHONY ROBERTS - SWASHBUCKLING AUTHOR Modern Swashbuckling Author with an old-school style of writing! Come in to see some writing samples of his novels!!
SWASH-CANDLES The Middle Ages never had it this good! Specialty candles for those who love peices of art. Hand made and crafted by Candle Artist JFay, from Candle Company Studio 3B. Either choose from these pre-made choices, or have a candle special made!
DRAGONRAID Christian Role Playing at its finest! Step inside to experience a Swashbuckling RPG with a different twist.
Step by Step through the eyes of History !
ANCIENT CIVILIZATION From the dawn of time until the birth of the Roman Empire. Here is our sub-menu for the ancient world:
ROMAN EMPIRE It all started with the genius of Julius Ceasar. We combine this unique time period within these fascinating pages!! Learn of a time when the entire known world was ROME!!
WHAT HAPPENED IN 535 A.D.? The beginning of the Dark Ages is still a mystery to modern historians. What caused it to happen? Learn some interesting facts from history that may unlock the mystery of why the Roman, the Oriental and even the American Empires fell at the same time!!
DARK AGES The Medieval World comes to life in our Middle Ages section. See that after the fall of the Roman Empire, ignorance ruled the earth!!
RENAISSANCE PERIOD The dawn of a new age!! Observe how all of a sudden the world became modern!!
SEAFARERS OF THE SEVEN SEAS All throughout history man has wanted to conquer the seven seas, and to discover unknown lands - fighting sea monsters along the way. Let us explore the world of canvas and compass!!
PIRATES!! The name says it all!! Join us as we set sail with a lot of historical sea-rats who are bent upon doing open-sea robbery!!
SEVENTEENTH CENTURY Shakespeare was not long dead, and the world, after becoming so modern, takes it into a new direction - it is the time of the famous French Musketeers, Oliver Cromwell and Cardinal Richelieu!!
EIGHTEENTH CENTURY To avoid having their hair stink too much in public, the people of this period decided to wear white powdered wigs!! The fashions have all changed, but the swashbuckling’s the same!!
NINETEENTH CENTURY Enter the period of Napolean, Beethoven and the Count of Monte Cristo, the Romantic Period has begun, and swashbuckling history comes to a silent close, only to re-open in the next century in film with the help of Douglas Fairbanks, Sr.
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