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Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Pike

Long spear with a small steel head, carried by infantrymen. Metal strips (cheeks) were riveted down the shaft from the point, to reinforce it. Pikes were used by the Flemings, Scots and Swiss, becoming as long as 22 feet (6.7 m) from the sixteenth century.


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Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Foible
Special (Renaissance) term for the upper, weaker part of a blade. Does most of the attacking for its speed and nimbleness.
Helm, Great Helm
Helmet surrounding the whole head. Usually consist of 4-5 metal plates riveted together. Worn over a mail or a small steel cap.
Quillions
Special (Renaissance) term for two straight or curved cross-guards (front and back). Called just cross or guard when on Medieval …
Shoulder
The corner part of a sword. Connects a blade to a tang.
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