Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Tassets

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

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Camail
Also Aventail. Hood or tippet made from mail.
Nut
Round pivoted component retained within the stock (tiller) of a crossbow to take the string. It is usually made of solid ivory or…
Polearm
Also military fork. Consists of two parts - a long haft and a head. Head comes in many forms - most often two parallel or slightly "V"…
Steel
An alloy of wrought iron and carbon, capable of being hardened by heating and then quenching (rapid cooling) in water. This hardening process could…
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