Encyclopedia of historical weapons - 'Maximilian' armour

A modern term applied to the style of early sixteenth century armour charac­terized by narrow, parallel fluting, popular during the reign of the Emperor Maximilian I (1494-1519) and thereafter until the middle of the century.

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Finger-Ring
See Annellet.
Pavise
Large, usually rectangular shield carried by infantrymen and frequently used in siege operations to protect archers. The largest pavises…
Tilt
A barrier of wood covered in cloth to separate the jousters as they ran a course. Introduced m the fifteenth century to stop head­long…
Falcata
Forward-curving single-edged sword.
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