Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Genuillieres

Plate pieces to protect the knee.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Bec de Faucon
Polearm with a large hammer head instead of an axe, and backed with a spike or curved fluke. Usually has a heavy steel…
Pair of curates
See Cuirass.
Spangenhelm
A modern German term describing conical helmets constructed of a number of segments riveted together; descended from Late Roman prototypes.
Spurs
Y-shaped metal goads strapped to the heel, used to drive the horse on. Dating from early antiquity. Early medieval spurs were of simple prick type;…
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