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Mark Griffin




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PostPosted: Tue 25 Mar, 2014 3:00 pm    Post subject: sword from late 15th/early 16th cent English effigy         Reply with quote

Hi, visited the fantastic church of Lowick in Northamptonshire today, thought people might like to the sword (or whats left of it,) on the Tomb of Edward Stafford, d1499


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Kai Lawson




Location: Madison, WI
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PostPosted: Tue 25 Mar, 2014 4:10 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

The hilt and scabbard throat remind me of a number of modern production/fantasy pieces…interesting. Lovely photo!
"And they crossed swords."
--William Goldman, alias S. Morgenstern
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Joel Chesser




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PostPosted: Tue 25 Mar, 2014 5:50 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

I love the shape of the guard, thanks for the post!
..." The person who dosen't have a sword should sell his coat and buy one."

- Luke 22:36
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