Category: Knives/Scissors

Key References:
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Leader, R.E. 1905. History of the Cutlers Company in Hallamshire in the County of York. Vols I-II. Sheffield Cutlers’ Company, printed by Pawson & Brailsford.
Moore, Simon J. 1999. Cutlery for the Table. Hallamshire Press, Sheffield.
Idem. 1988. Penknives and other folding knives. Shire Publications.
Idem. 1995. Table knives and forks. Shire Publications.
Tweedale, G. 1986. Giants of Sheffield Steel.
Idem. The Sheffield knife book. Hallamshire Press, Sheffield.
Welch, C. 1916 & 1923. History of the Cutlers’ Company of London and of the Minor Cutlery Crafts with biographical notes of early London cutlers. London Cutlers’ Company.
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Medieval Knives

Material: Various Dimensions: Various: see illustrations for scale Place of Origin: Recovered from the River Thames Date: Circa 1200 – circa 1500 Maker or Retailer: Unknown Present Location: Private collection Explanation: During the medieval and later periods, small knives were...

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