Post by Jack Loomes on Feb 15, 2015 3:26:27 GMT
Northern Europe XIth Century
Large two-wire straight blade almost parallel, with elongated tip and slightly rounded, with broad fuller for almost the entire length, which vanishes some centimetres before the tip; short hilt iron arms straight, slightly thinned; heel shape tapered towards the pommel, this is a fungus [mushroom / teacosy]
, semicircular in shape, with flat sides and rounded edges.
See The Sword in the Age of Chivalry
, Oakeshott, Lutterworth Press, London, 1964, pp. 25-30 and p. 94 for the pommel (type BI).
Length 93.7 cm
For more information on Oakeshott Type X blades see this extract from Ewart Oakeshott's Records of the Medieval Sword
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