Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Burgonet

A light, open-faced helmet popular in the sixteenth century as an alternative to the close-helmet for light cavalry. It was usually furnished with a peak over the brow, a combed skull, and hinged ear-pieces. The face opening could be closed by the addition of a falling buffe.

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Back
The no-cutting part opposite the blade. Double-edged swords has no back.
Bavin
See Waster.
Lammellar
Form of armor. Consist of small metal plates stitched together.
Quarterstaff
Long (6-10 ft), massive pole for personal defense yet very dangerous in skilled hands.
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