Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Gambeson

Quilted and embellished coat-armor.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Arming sword
Also short sword. Single-handed weapon which looks like a simple longsword. Attached to the a knight’s belt.
Damascening
Also called inlay. A process used for the decoration of metal surfaces; usually silver or gold onto iron or steel. 'True'…
Quarterstaff
Long (6-10 ft), massive pole for personal defense yet very dangerous in skilled hands.
Volant-piece
An English term for the reinforcing brow-piece on a helmet such as the sallet.
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