Object Title

Bill

Bill

Date

1510-1530

Object Number

VII.928

Physical Description

Some decoration.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: approximately 2400-2750 mm, max width: 300 mm, blade length: 636 mm to bottom spike, head length: 960 mm, blade length: 739 mm to bottom before langets

Associations

Places Italy

Bibliographic References

C ffoulkes, Inventory and Survey of the Armouries of the Tower of London, London, 1916, II, p. 243, illus. of mark but not on this weapon? (see Notes).

Notes

According to ffoulkes (1916) the blade bears a scorpion mark (which is illustrated) but according to the Typed Inventory and the marks cards (better drawing) in the curators's office the scorpion mark only occurs on VII.929, 930 and 948 (non-occurrence on VII.928 TO BE CHECKED).