Object Title

Spear

Spear

Date

1500-1530

Object Number

VII.25

Provenance

Not recorded in IBE. Presumably Tower Arsenal

Physical Description

Narrow leaf-shaped blade. Short socket extending into the blade and continuing to the point, the tip of which is broken, as a medial rib. Two langets extend down the shaft. Modern haft.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length of head: 362 mm (14.25 in), length of langets: 343 mm (13.5 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

A mark is stamped five times on each face. 6 Cog-wheel marks on each face of blade.

Associations

Places Italy

Notes

General notes on this type have yet to be properly done here and this is an INTERIM note.
For other examples of this type in the Royal Armouries see list of Henrician weapons prepared by PJL (which is periodically updated). A list of examples can also be generated by computer search.