Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Tang

The continuing, hidden part of a blade inside a handle. May be of a different temper than the blade. Sword may have full or partial tangs.

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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…
Cuirass
Also called pair of curates. Full-coverage, plate body- armor. Consists of breastplate, backplate, and sometimes …
Rondel dagger
Military dagger with a single- edged or triangular blade. Pommel and hand-guard formed of roundels.
Sallet
Helmet with (usually) a hinged visor and a long tail for protecting the back of the neck. Comes in many forms. In England known as a …
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