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Dean Castle Arms and Armour

Pole Arms and Melee Weapons

Ranseur 2

Period:
16th Century
Description:

The trident-like ranseur, also known as a roncone or runka, is a polearm with a spear tip and crescent shaped cross hilt. The ranseur is a thrusting weapon, with the side prongs being used to push cavalry men off their horses, or to break weapons if they got caught in between the main spike and side prong.



Place of Production:
Italy
Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
RI_DC_0000270
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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