Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Tilt

A barrier of wood covered in cloth to separate the jousters as they ran a course. Introduced m the fifteenth century to stop head­long collisions.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Damascening
Also called inlay. A process used for the decoration of metal surfaces; usually silver or gold onto iron or steel. 'True'…
Hilt
The lower part of a sword. Consists of a cross-guard, handle/grip, and a pommel. Medieval swords are most likely to have a…
Jupon
Short, fitted overcoat made of several thick fabric layers and a final layer which was usually from silk or velvet. Has an embroided coat of arms of…
Espadon
Two-handed sword of the 15th century.
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