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  • Killed in a duel

    A duel is an arranged engagement in combat between two individuals, with matched weapons in accordance with agreed-upon rules. ===notes===From Wikipedia In Western society, the formal concept of a duel developed out of the mediaeval judicial duel and older pre-Christian practices such as the Viking Age holmgang.During the early Renaissance, dueling established the status of a respectable gentle...