Object Title

Pollaxe

Pollaxe

Date

1400-1499

Object Number

VII.875

Featured in

Hundred Years War

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 1850 mm (73 in), length of spike: 210 mm (8 1/4 in), length of blade: 253 mm (10 in), length of hammer: 101 mm (4 in), length of langets: 736 mm (29 in), max. width (blade to hammer - for packing): 180 mm (7 1/8 in) Weight: 2670 g (5 lb 13 1/2 oz)

Associations

Places Europe

Bibliographic References

Viscount Dillon, 'Barriers and Foot Combats', Archaeological Journal, LXI, 1904, pp. 276-308, at p. 306, Pl. I (fac. p. 276), no. 3.

Notes

Selected for Louisville loan displays (with VII.876 as replacement) but not required as not relevant to jousting theme (inf. Karen Watts), so FLOC deleted, by TR, 19/06/2003.