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Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Backsword

Also Mortuary sword or German Reitschwert. Has only one cutting edge (therefore its name). The non-cutting edge is thicker, creating a wedge-like shape. This shape supposedly increases cutting capacity.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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'Spanish' morion
See cabasset and morion.
Schiavona
Special form of a cut & thrust sword with a cage- hilt and distinctive cat-head-like pommel. Mostly single-edged …
Umbo
See Boss.
Footman's lance
The footman's lance was essentially a spear used solely for thrusting. Generally, lances were considered to be a cavalry weapon but foot soldiers…
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