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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Close-helmet
Helmet which, with a full visor and bevor, com­pletely encloses the head and face; modern use of the term tends to refer…
Longbow
Archer’s weapon for launching arrows. Draws 30-36 inches and ranges over 300 yards. Very effective vs. unarmed enemies.
Mail
Type of armor made from small metal rings. Is flexible but insufficient vs. thrusts (therefore usually worn with a tough padding…
Rebated
Training or tournament sword with blunted point and edge.
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