Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Ailette

A flat plate of leather or parchment (square, round or diamond-shaped) which tied to the point of the shoulder. Worn be­tween 1250-1350 to display the owner's coat-of-arms.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Forte'
Also prime or fort. Special (Renaissance) term for the lower part of a blade. Does most of the parrying and has more…
Mitten gauntlet
A gauntlet with articulated transverse lames cover­ing the fingers, rather than the fingers each being separately pro­tected by a series of…
Poleaxe
See Pollaxe.
Onager
Roman Ballista, so named after a wild ass because of the way it kicked back upon firing. It was most common in the armies in the mid 4th century…
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