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Re: claymores

Poster: Tom Rettie <tom@his.com>

>> Hello all.  I seem to have two conflicting sources, and I wondered if
>> anyone can help me.
>You bring up an interesting point for in fact you have two questions.
>1) When did the Scots begin using two handed swords?
>2) When did they start calling them claymores?

According to Stone, the two-handed Claymore is a 15th-16th century weapon.
The basket-hilted broadsword of the same name comes sometime later.


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