|Insights from Historical Artwork
illustration from the Queen Mary Psalter c. 1300. Note the red tunic rider on the far
right wielding a large bladed weapon similar to those on the Maciejowski Bible. Note the
rider in the center-left holding a very odd short falchion-like blade with a hooked back.
On the ground, far right a fallen figure is missing both legs and an arm. Two warhammers,
an axe, a spear, a sword, and possibly a buckler are visible. Yet, interestingly only one
fighter carries a shield. Four different helms are worn.
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