What was an average length of the longsword, very popular in the late Middle Ages?

70 - 90 cm
50 - 100 cm
100 - 130 cm
120 - 160 cm
A longsword is a type of European sword char­ac­ter­ized as having a cru­ci­form hilt with a grip for two-hand­ed use (around 16 to 28 cm), a straight dou­ble-edged blade of around 85 to 110 cm (33 to 43 in), and weighing ap­prox­i­mate­ly 1 to 1.5 kg.

Answers distribution

70 - 90 cm
50 - 100 cm
100 - 130 cm
120 - 160 cm
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flagItaly
0%
27%
63%
9%
11
flagthe United Kingdom
6%
27%
57%
6%
59
flagGermany
16%
19%
57%
7%
56
flagPoland
15%
24%
53%
6%
5417
flagUnknown
19%
24%
50%
5%
1171
flagthe Netherlands
21%
28%
50%
0%
14

Gender

men51%
women53%
70 - 90 cm
17%
9%
50 - 100 cm
25%
27%
100 - 130 cm
51%
53%
120 - 160 cm
5%
9%

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