Encyclopedia of historical weapons
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Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Misericorde
Straight, narrow dagger often used for the very last help to the mortally wounded warriors.
Partisan
Special type of a polearm. Its blade is wide, long (2-2.5 ft) and sword-like and is also double- edged with lugs on its bottom.…
Spurs
Y-shaped metal goads strapped to the heel, used to drive the horse on. Dating from early antiquity. Early medieval spurs were of simple prick type;…
Sax
Also saex. Long and heavy single-edged knife prefered by the Nordic peoples. Saxes could up to 3 ft in length, and hilted like …
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