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Dean Castle Arms and Armour

Pole Arms and Melee Weapons

Partisan 4

Description:

Partisans such as this late 16th century example came into prevalent use as a polearm weapon during the Middle Ages in Europe. The partisan consists of a spearhead with lugs, or flanges, to the sides of the spear that allowed the user to parry attacks from other weapons.

 



Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
RI_DC_0000224
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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