Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Genuillieres

Plate pieces to protect the knee.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Aketon
Quilted piece of clothing worn under armor, made to devour strokes.
Tang
The continuing, hidden part of a blade inside a handle. May be of a different temper than the blade. Sword may have full or…
Visor
Protection for the eyes and face; a plate defence pivoted to the helmet - skull.
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…
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