Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Mail

Type of armor made from small metal rings. Is flexible but insufficient vs. thrusts (therefore usually worn with a tough padding underneath).

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

From Encyclopedia

Back
The no-cutting part opposite the blade. Double-edged swords has no back.
Longsword
Hand-and-a-half long, straight, double-edged sword with a cruciform hilt. Usually 4-4.5 ft long with a weight of 3-4 lbs. The most…
Pavise
Large, usually rectangular shield carried by infantrymen and frequently used in siege operations to protect archers. The largest pavises…
Genuillieres
Plate pieces to protect the knee.
More

SSL Certificate Authority
SSL Certificate Authority