Late 13th/Early 14th Century
Private Owner, in the care of the Oakeshott Institute
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Swords of this form were common in Europe throughout the 13th and 14th Centuries. Similar swords are depicted in I.33, the earliest European personal combat instruction that we know of today. . This was a dynamic time in the use of the sword as combatants transitioned from mail to plate armor and the use of the buckler was common.
- Overall Length : 36.06 in | 916mm
- Blade Length: 28.89 in | 734mm
- Blade Width: 2.75 in | 70mm
- Grip Length : 3.66 in | 93mm
- Guard Width : 9.21 in | 234mm
- Weight: 2.95 lbs | 1339 gr
Thanks to Renee Werbowski for narration.