Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Ballock dagger

Also kidney dagger. Has a double-egded blade with a fuller in its center. Hilt made of wood, horn or sometimes ivory. Has two kidney shaped designs at its guard (therefore the name). Used mainly by English archers and foot soldiers.

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Annellet
The small loops leading from quillions to the blade. Made to protect the finger wrapped over the guard.
Brigandine
Form of coat-of-plates with hundreds of small plates, partially covering each other. Mobile yet protective.
Morion
Form of a helmet with a distinctively curved brim and a high crest.
Tang
The continuing, hidden part of a blade inside a handle. May be of a different temper than the blade. Sword may have full or…
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