Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Spurs

Y-shaped metal goads strapped to the heel, used to drive the horse on. Dating from early antiquity. Early medieval spurs were of simple prick type; rowel spurs date from the very late thir­teenth century.

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Buckler
Small and round hand- shield (9 – 18 inches in diameter) with a single handle or two enarmes. Has long spikes or hooks on its front,…
Flambards
See Flammards.
Surcoat
Also overcoat. Long, tunic-like piece of cloth worn over armor to keep the dirt, rain and sun heat out and present the…
Umbo
See Boss.
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