Toward the end of the fourteenth century this sword appeared, and it had a 50 inch blade and 12 inch grip. The two-handed sword was not very popular because of the large amount of space needed to effectively wield it.
Related term(s): Long Sword; Falchion; Estoc; Quillon; Hilt; Pommel
Source information: Wise, Terrence. Medieval Warfare. New York: Hastings House Publishers, Inc., 1976. 72.