Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Tassets

Overlapping plates covering the joint of the haunch part in a full- armor.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Cut-and-Thrust Sword
Quite thin, tapered sword with compound hilts suitable for fingered grip.
Klappvisier
A modern term for a globular visor worn in Germany in the fourteenth century to accom­pany the basinet; it only covered the…
Lame
A narrow strip or plate of steel, sometimes used in armour to provide articulation.
Slaughtersword
See Two-handed sword.
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