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Swords and Sword Makers of England and Scotland

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Published by Paladin Press, Boulder, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Base metal & ironworking,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Martial Arts & Self-Defense,
  • England,
  • Antiques & Collectibles,
  • Swordsmiths,
  • Antiques/Collectibles,
  • British Isles,
  • Military Science,
  • Technology / Military Science,
  • Firearms & Weapons,
  • History,
  • Scotland,
  • Swords

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohn Clements (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages408
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9435925M
    ISBN 101581603991
    ISBN 109781581603996

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Includes much never-before-published information on the swords and the men who made, decorated and sold them, plus more than spectacular photos of English and Scottish swords of every type and era.4/5.

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Includes much never-before-published information on the swords and the men who made, decorated and sold them, plus more than spectacular photos of English and Scottish swords of every type and era.5/5(1). Over the course of 25 years, Richard H. Bezdek has gathered an enormous amount of historical information on the swords and sword makers of England and Scotland.

This monumental book, the largest ever published on the topic, is the culmination of his research. Fig. 1 a&b—Front and back view of the hilt of a back-sword, its whole surface damascened with arabesques in gold.

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Ray. Why the sword became associated with highland use is not clear, although it is known that numbers of Scottish mercenaries fought for the English in Ireland during the sixteenth century, and it is probable that basket-hilted swords were brought back to Scotland and their design copied by local sword makers.

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This style is typical of the basket-hilted swords, with its flattened and grooved detail, produced in the Glasgow Hammermen of Scotland. Highland Broadsword Also known as the Highland Officer's Sword, this pattern is a two-edged cut and thrust sword with a full nickelplated steel basket guard.

With its origins in the traditional weaponry of Highland clansmen, the two highly distinctive features of this hilt are its lining and fringe. This sword is replicated after Wallace’s original with its long signature claymore handle that has been beautifully wrapped in dark brown faux leather.

The pommel and guard sport a shiny chrome finish to contrast against the dark earth tones in the brown. The word claymore was first used in reference to swords in the 18th century in Scotland and parts of England to refer to basket-hilted swords.

This description was maybe not used during the 17th century, when basket-hilted swords were the primary military swords across Europe, but these broad-bladed swords remained in service with Scottish Place of origin: Scotland.

The first sword appeared during the Bronze Age. It was made of copper and was uncovered at the Harappan sites in present-day Pakistan. By the Middle Ages iron and steel swords were being mass produced and used in battle.

Soldiers were trained in swordsmanship and prepared for combat. It was before the era of guns and high powered artillery and face to face fighting was the norm.Scottish Battle Weapons.

Swords and Sword Makers of England and Scotland. This monumental book, the largest ever published on the topic, is the culmination of the author's research. Among the tremendous amount of material of use to collectors and historians is detailed information, much of it never-before-published, on: English sword.Mail coat armor was generally reinforced by a breastplate.

In Scotland the complete harness of plate or even mail armor would probably have been a rare sight. Knights carried the long-sword, axe, lance and mace. The quillons on most Scottish medieval swords usually turned towards the tip of the sword.