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Dean Castle Arms and Armour

Pole Arms and Melee Weapons

French halberd

Period:
16th Century
Description:

Halberds, also called a halbard or a halbert, are Medieval two-handed polearms that were commonly used in battle due to their versatility. The weapon has a concave blade for cutting, spike for thrusting and a beak to be used for grappling with calvalry.

Dimensions:
Full Length: 212cm; Head: 74.5cm
Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
RI_DC_0000269
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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