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FFOULKES C. Armour & Weapons

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FFOULKES C.
Armour & Weapons
page 91



CHAPTER VII WEAPONS THE Sword. At the time of the Conquest the sword was straight, broad in blade, two-edged and pointed. The Quillons were straight and the grip ended in a Pommel which, as far as we can judge from illustrated records, was square, round, lozenge-shaped or trefoiled (Fig. 46). There is not much change in the general lines of the sword during the twelfth century except in the form of the pommel. In the thirteenth century the point, instead of starting abruptly


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