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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Barbut
Also called barbute, barbuta. An open-faced shoulder-length Italian helmet, made in one piece, with a T-shaped face…
Byrnie
Mail shirt with elbow-length sleeves, ends in the middle of the beholder’s thighs.
Cronel
See Coronel.
Sword
Most common weapon in history. Looks like a big dagger. Consists of a blade and a hilt, which has many detailed parts. Blade is made of…
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