Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Lance rest

A support for the lance when couched; this was bolted to the right side of the breastplate and was often hinged.

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Crest
A heraldic recognitive device fixed to the top of the great helm, introduced in the second half of the thirteenth and in wide use by the…
Cowter
See Couter.
Forte'
Also prime or fort. Special (Renaissance) term for the lower part of a blade. Does most of the parrying and has more…
Guige
Strap which holds a shield up the shoulders or neck.
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