Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Volant-piece

An English term for the reinforcing brow-piece on a helmet such as the sallet.

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Aketon
Quilted piece of clothing worn under armor, made to devour strokes.
Crest
A heraldic recognitive device fixed to the top of the great helm, introduced in the second half of the thirteenth and in wide use by the…
Langet
Metal strips attached to the the shaft of a polearm to reinforce the torque of its head, and to protect the joint connecting the head and…
Nagan
Sword with a serrated edge; hilt is padded and fitted with a spiked pommel. 
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