Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Breastplate

Plate armour protecttion for the front of the torso, to the waist. See also plackart.

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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…
Chausses
Leggings made from mail when a part of armor.
Corslet
Also spelt corselet. A light half- armour popular in the six­teenth century for general military use (for example, for town…
Town-Sword
See Small-Sword.
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