Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Pike

Long spear with a small steel head, carried by infantrymen. Metal strips (cheeks) were riveted down the shaft from the point, to reinforce it. Pikes were used by the Flemings, Scots and Swiss, becoming as long as 22 feet (6.7 m) from the sixteenth century.


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