Danish Battle Axe
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Danish Battle Axe

Long handled axe with large head that was used by the Danes and later by the English. Its heavy construction was used to great advantage by the English as it had the ability to bring down a horse and its rider with one swing. The preferred weapon of Harold II's housecarles.

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