Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Backplate

Plate armour defence for the back.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Pommel bolt
See Pommel nut.
Badelaire
Sword with a heavy, curved blade and S-shaped quillions; used during the 16th century.
Doloire
(wagoner's axe) battle axe used in the 15th century; socketed steel head is fitted to a wooden haft.
Flanged mace
By the middle ages, many European maces were all metal construction. Flanges, spikes, and similar pointed protrusions were added to combat plate…
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