Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Bec de Faucon

Polearm with a large hammer head instead of an axe, and backed with a spike or curved fluke. Usually has a heavy steel counterweight or a sharpened butt-spike on its end. See also Hache.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Fort
See Forte'.
Halberd
Weapon which improved effectivity vs. heavy armor. Has a wide, short axe attached to a 5-6 ft haft and a sharp spear at…
Hilt
The lower part of a sword. Consists of a cross-guard, handle/grip, and a pommel. Medieval swords are most likely to have a…
Battering Ram
A Battering Ram is a large chunk of wood used to knock down castle walls in the Medieval era. With the weight of at least four men behind it, this…
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