|By the Sword|
|Series 2, Episode 10|
The Tortoise and the Hare
|Main Characters|| Leonardo da Vinci|
Lorenzo de Medici
Rocco de Medici
|Villain(s)|| Piero de Medici |
|Air date||15th November 2012|
By the Sword is the tenth episode of Series 2.
When Lorenzo's new fencing tutor, Silvio Pirelli, champion fencer in all of Europe, comes to town, Lisa can't wait but is angered when he humiliates a young boy. Unable to control herself, she gets herself into a duel with the champion, much to Lorenzo's displeasure.
Meanwhile Mac's feelings for Angelica are cut short when Lorenzo refuses to let him see her.
Lisa's problem goes from bad to worse when Pirelli demands that they fight with real swords...