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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Court-sword
See Small-Sword.
Morning star
Also called morgenstern. A form of spiked club , popular in the early sixteenth century.
Rapier
Long, double- edged, single-handed sword with a thin blade. Designed to emphasize the thrust. Probably the first…
Hasta
The hasta was the Roman trusting spear. It was carried by the units called triarii in Republic times. Marius military reforms made the pilum the…
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