Medieval Glossary

Wheel Pommel

The most popular kind of pommel during the 14th and 15th centuries, consisting of a metal disk with two protrusions on each side that might be decorated.

Related term(s): Pommel; Hilt; Quillon; Fuller; Sheath; Long Sword
Category: Weapons
Added: 06.07.05
Source information: Wise, Terrence. Medieval Warfare. New York: Hastings House Publishers, Inc., 1976. 68.


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