Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Epaule de mouton

Steel defense for the complete arm; developed during the 15th and 16th centuries; used exclusively in jousts.

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Coat-armor
Top-covering piece of clothing. Popular in tournaments where it presented the beholder’s coat of arms.
Foible
Special (Renaissance) term for the upper, weaker part of a blade. Does most of the attacking for its speed and nimbleness.
Polearm
Also military fork. Consists of two parts - a long haft and a head. Head comes in many forms - most often two parallel or slightly "V"…
Shield
Defensive article. Has many shapes and sizes. Usually made of wood or metal and a covering such as a leather. Has a handle or several straps to get…
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