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Sword of Owen Roe O'Neill

PostPosted: Fri Apr 08, 2011 2:39 am
by kevin714
What type of sword would Owen Roe most likely have carried at Benburb?

Re: Sword of Owen Roe O'Neill

PostPosted: Wed Apr 20, 2011 2:03 pm
by Stephen Curtin
Hi Kevin this is a question I've asked myself a couple of times. IMO its likely that he either used a walloon sword (popular on the continent at this time) or he used an Irish hilt (actually had nothing to do with Ireland, but thats another story) broadsword.