Object Title

Rapier

Rapier

Date

1634

Object Number

IX.982

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 1054 mm (41.5 in.) Blade length: 876mm (34.5 in.) Weight: 850g (1 lb 14 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

blade marked IOHAN KINNDT, HOUNSLOE 1634

Associations

Notes

For information on Kennet and other blades signed by him in the Royal Armouries and other collections, entry for IX.1318 (under Notes).


A sword with a very similar hilt belongs to the Duke of Buccleuch (Boughton House, Northamptonshire).