Bramham Moor Mercenary Dagger - Ref 404485
This Battle of Bramham Moor Mercenary Dagger is named after the final battle of Percy"s Rebellion of 1402-1408, which pitted Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland against the usurping king of England, Henry IV. The Battle of Bramham Moor was fought in the snow on a cold February 19: Northumberland was defeated, and the Earl himself died fighting in a furious rearguard as his army was routed. The power of the Percy family, although a branch of descendants would later come to prominence during the Wars of the Roses.
This long dagger has an unpolished stained wood hilt and low-gloss, matte brass fittings.
Includes matching brown leather scabbard decorated with matte brass throat and ferrule, dull. On the neck there is a belt hook decorated with a finely detailed roaring lion"s head, worthy of a nobleman.
Total length: 44 cm approx.
Leaf length: 31 cm approx.
Blade width: 2.5 cm to ricasso
Blade thickness: 0.31 cm approx.
Weight: 396 g approx.
Material: High carbon steel. 1065
Manufactured by Windlass Steelcrafts®