Object Title

Welsh Hook / Guisarme

Welsh Hook / Guisarme

Date

1500-1599

Object Number

VII.1565

Physical Description

The base of the crudely forged open socket and each face of the blade and fluke are stamped with a series of circles.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length of head: 462 mm (18.2 in)

Associations

Places England

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.