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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Bec de Faucon
Polearm with a large hammer head instead of an axe, and backed with a spike or curved fluke. Usually has a heavy steel…
Nasal
Plate defence on early medieval helmets, often riveted to the bottom of the skull to cover the nose and middle of the face.
Prime
See Forte'.
Ancus
Indian elephant goad; vary greatly in size from about 40 to 120 centimeters in length; shorter ones were used by riders, while the longer versions…
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