Sword, Germany 14th century Livrustkammaren, Sweden -This is an unusual sword with dimension and proportions much like a 16th century beheading sword. It seems however be a sword of war. It may be classified as an Oakeshott type XIII
Viking broadsword used at the Battle of Hastings for sale for £120,000
This is the unlucky sword which has been on the losing side of four of the greatest battles in English history - including the Battle of Hastings which was saw the Normans defeat the Anglo Saxon King Harold.