A Fauconneau was small type of cannon used during the Middle Ages and the early Renaissance. Typically, a fauconneau would weigh about 25 kg and have a length of about 1 meter. It was a semi-portable weapon. The fauconneau was mainly an anti-personnel weapon to be used on fixed fortifications.
- The King's Army: Warfare, Soldiers and Society During the Wars of Religion James B. Wood p.157