Ultimate History of Pro Wrestling - A Time Line of Every Major Event in Pro Wrestling History - 1764

By: Karl Stern (@dragonkingkarl, @wiwcool, karl@whenitwascool.com)

Much of the text of this entry comes from issue 82 of the DragonKing Press Newsletter available as a downloadable .pdf in the digital downloads section.

1764

A book called The Survey of Cornwall is published in London, England giving detailed rules for various styles of wrestling including Collar and Elbow, Catch as Catch Can, and versions of Judo.

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An early edition of the Survey of Cornwall.

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