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.