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'Morning star' as a term for a one-handed ball-and chain flail may upset some people, but it is at least a nice term. It is a popular weapon today I think largely because it conforms to our idea of medieval brutality.

I rambled on for about twenty minutes about these weapons, so had to cut this one down a lot. I'll do at least one more, though.

Main flail shown owned by Dr David Tetard.

Thanks to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, for three of the flail illustrations. All three of the weapons look a bit dubious, and I'd say that the last of the three is a fake.

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'Morning Star' flails

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Tagged under: Morning Star,Flail,weapon,middle ages,medieval,ball chain,knight,men arms,men--arms,HEMA

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