Carlisle axe

1) It seems likely that weapons were being made in the Carlisle area in the late Middle Ages from iron produced locally.

1406 j wyrehatt cum j Carlele ax, York

1438 optimum doblet meum et unum Carlele axe, unum salett, York

1454 a pikeforke, a hande spade ... a Carlyle axe, Nottingham

1506 I bequeath to old John Chapman my Carlill dagger, York.

spellings Carlisle dagger
places York Nottingham
dates 1406 1438 1454 1506

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