Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Besagew

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

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…
Compound-Hilt & Complex-Guard
Term for the many forms of hilts in Renaissance and on some late-Medieval swords. Ususally consist of finger-rings,…
Tabard
Similar to a surcoat. Made from front and back parts laced together. Could be tightened or left loose.
Epaule de mouton
Steel defense for the complete arm; developed during the 15th and 16th centuries; used exclusively in jousts.
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