Object Title

Broadsword

Broadsword

Date

1600-1630

Object Number

IX.214

Inscriptions and Marks

Marked 1515

Bibliographic References

Royal Armouries, Civil War: a Royal Armouries exhibition sponsored by the Times, Royal Armouries, London, 1992, p. 32, no. 20 - 'English, mid-17th century. Tower Arsenal [provenance]'.

C Mazansky, British basket-hilted swords. A typology of basket-type sword hilts, Boydell Press, Woodbridge, 2005, p. 268, type IV, pommel 'Mortuary' type XI (illus.): 'early 17th century'.