Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Great bascinet

Late 14th early 15th century version of the bascinet where the mail aventail was replaced with two steel plates, one in the front and one in back.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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The handle of a sword. Mostly made of wire, leather, wood, ivory, bone or horn. Also a method of holding a sword.
Long (up to knees or longer) coat of mail with originally long sleeves and later sleeves ending in mail mittens.
An alloy of wrought iron and carbon, capable of being hardened by heating and then quenching (rapid cooling) in water. This hardening process could…
At the end of the seventeenth century the French introduced the socket bayonet. This contained a sleeve fitting round the barrel and was locked…

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