Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Buffe

See bevor and falling buffe.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Special (Renaissance) term for the upper, weaker part of a blade. Does most of the attacking for its speed and nimbleness.
The pointed end of a sword’s blade. Most swords taper towards the tip, but some are straight until the very tip.
Straight-bladed steel sword with a padded hilt; back of the blade was strengthened by supports; often highly decorated with gold inlay and gilt.
Ox mace
Mace made of metal; head was shaped like that of an ox's and often had holes in the nostrils so that it whistled when swung.

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