Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Besagew

Large, sliding roundel, protecting joints on a human body.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Ailette
A flat plate of leather or parchment (square, round or diamond-shaped) which tied to the point of the shoulder. Worn be­tween 1250-1350 to…
Main-gauche
Left-handed, parrying dagger used along with a rapier.
Partisan
Special type of a polearm. Its blade is wide, long (2-2.5 ft) and sword-like and is also double- edged with lugs on its bottom.…
Tang
The continuing, hidden part of a blade inside a handle. May be of a different temper than the blade. Sword may have full or…
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