Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Broadsword

Term usually stands for Medieval swords which is, in fact, wrong. This misnomer comes from Victorian collectors of the early 19th century.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Arquebus
Also called Harquebus, Hackbut or Hagbush. A short gun used by infantry throughout the sixteenth and early seventeenth…
Jack
Poor coat from layered fabric or leather will little plates inserted and stitched between the layers.
Pommel bolt
See Pommel nut.
Gladius
The Legions patterned their short swords after those of the Spanish Celts. The historian, Polybius, says they were introduced into the army during…
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