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  • The maces of foot soldiers were usually quite short (two or three feet, or 70 to 90 cm) Maces are rarely used today for actual combat, but a large number of government bodies (for instance the U.S. — “Mace (club) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Maces Spring is a small unincorporated community in Scott County, Virginia, United States, along State Route 614. The settlement consists of a small Alvin Pleasant Delaney Carter also known as "Doc" or "AP" was born in Maces Spring and in 1914 he brought his sixteen year old bride Sara Dougherty. — “Maces Spring, Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The earliest ceremonial maces were practical weapons intended to protect the king's Records exist of maces covered with silver in use at Exeter in 1387-1388; Norwich bought. — “Ceremonial mace - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • With mighty maces the bones they to-brest*. *burst He <81> through the thickest of the throng gan threst*. *thrust There stumble steedes strong, and down go all. — “Canterbury Tales” by Geoffrey Chaucer

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