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The leader of the Peasants' Revolt, Wat Tyler, is depicted here as being stabbed by William Walworth, Mayor of London. Walworth stabbed Tyler with a baselard, and although it is considered a type of dagger, in reality, along with this depiction, it…

This is a baselard, which is a type of dagger with a long, swordlike blade. This baselard has a 650 mm long blade made of iron, a 132 mm long and 108 mm wide wooden hilt, and is 782 mm long overall.
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