Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1670-1690

Object Number

IX.938

Physical Description

Brass hilt

Associations

Places England

Notes

The sword has been on loan for some time (at May 2001). The Shotley Bridge blade inscription is not mentioned in the typed inventory entry (IBE) but SHOTL appears on one side in RA photo (neg. no. A10/128).
For general information on and references to the Shotley Bridge Sword Company and other examples in the Royal Armouries, see entry for IX.937, under Notes.