Object Title

Guisarme

Guisarme

Date

1500-1599

Object Number

VII.824

Physical Description

Brass label.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 3016 mm, blade length: 1008 mm, width: 380 mm Weight: 2850 g

Associations

Places England

Bibliographic References

C ffoulkes, Inventory and Survey of the Armouries of the Tower of London, 2 vols, London, 1916, II, p. 235 - group entry for 820-824.

C. Blair 'Welsh Bills, Glaives, and Hooks'', Journal of the Arms and Armour Society, XVI, No. 2, March 1999, pp. 71-85, at p. 80 - mention as part of run VII.820-827 in list of examples of this weapon then known to the author.

Notes

See entry for VII.820 for information on this type of weapon generally, for a list of all examples in the Royal Armouries, and for a list of those which are closely similar to the present example.