Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Cut-and-Thrust Sword

Quite thin, tapered sword with compound hilts suitable for fingered grip.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Compound-Hilt & Complex-Guard
Term for the many forms of hilts in Renaissance and on some late-Medieval swords. Ususally consist of finger-rings,…
Falchion
Single-edged sword with a heavy and towards the tip widening blade. Similar to a meat cleaver. Used mostly by infantry. Balanced…
Alamani
Curved steel Indian sword with a gilt handle.
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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