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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Buckler
Small and round hand- shield (9 – 18 inches in diameter) with a single handle or two enarmes. Has long spikes or hooks on its front,…
Etching
A decorative process fre­quently applied to the surface of metals especially in Europe from about 1500 onwards; frequently used in conjunction…
Grand guard
A large reinforcing plate designed for the tilt, attached to the left side of the breastplate to cover the left shoulder, the upper arm and…
Pommel nut
Also pommel bolt or tang nut. Capstan rivet sometimes included in pommels.
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