Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Pauldron

Plate armor for shoulders from several overlapping pieces.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Bastard sword
Longsword with a longer handle so it can be held by one or two hands. The blade is usually narrowly pointed and quite slender or…
Bevor
Also called bavier or buffe. A chin-shaped defense for the lower face, incorporating a gorget plate. The buffe was an…
Halberd
Weapon which improved effectivity vs. heavy armor. Has a wide, short axe attached to a 5-6 ft haft and a sharp spear at…
Steel
An alloy of wrought iron and carbon, capable of being hardened by heating and then quenching (rapid cooling) in water. This hardening process could…
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