Note: Do not rely on this information. It is very old.
Lance, a long spear, used for charging rather than throwing. It was much used in the Middle Ages, when it exceeded in length the modern lance by about five feet.
“Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” – Hebrews 12:2