Object Title

Bill

Bill

Date

1500-1599

Object Number

VII.929

Inscriptions and Marks

On blade, on IN/OUTside, stamped (deeply): a 'scorpion' mark bearing the letter A (CHECK) (drawing in marks cards in curators' office).

Associations

Bibliographic References

C ffoulkes, Inventory and Survey of the Armouries of the Tower of London, London, 1916, II, p. 242 (with VII.930).

Notes

The IBE refers to a note on the 'scorpion' mark in 'Zeitschrift f³r Historisches Waffenkunde', II, p. 315 (to be investigated). Other examples of this mark in the Royal Armouries are on the following VII.930 (bill) and VII.948 (glaive) and a smaller one (according to ffoulkes), incompletely struck, on VII.910.