Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Gamboised

A padded defense made of linen, flax or other fabric, sometimes reinforced and studded. Gamboised cuisses were often worn as an early addition to mail chausses during the late 13th and early 14th centuries.

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Rerebrace
Armor protecting the upper arm.
Tabard
Similar to a surcoat. Made from front and back parts laced together. Could be tightened or left loose.
Recurve bow
Unlike the longbow, the ends of an unstrung recurve bow are curved away from the archer. This allows the strung bow to be more powerful and shorter…
Verdun
Long thrusting sword with a diamond or square-sectioned blade used in the 16th century.
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