Object Title

Dagger - Dagger

Dagger - Dagger

Date

1371-1399

Object Number

X.4

Provenance

Found in St. Saviours Dock, Sothwark, London, in 1836. Found 7 feet below the water line.

Physical Description

With Cross-hilt. Disc pommel and lobate down-turned cross-guard.
The blade is of flattened diamond section.

Materials

Dimensions

BladeLength210mm
BladeWidth (max)16mm
OverallLength330mm
OverallWeight184g

Inscriptions and Marks

The blade is stamped twice on the tang with a circle mark.Tang
Stamp

Associations

Bibliographic References

M D Coe, et. al., Swords and Hilt Weapons, London, 1989, p. 43 (illus. - b & w).

Notes

According to Hewitt (1880) the dagger X.4 was found 7 feet below the water (tidal?) line. It was originally loaned to the London Musum in 1914 (B325 in their catalogue) and returned to the Royal Armouries in 1973.