Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Corslet

Also spelt corselet. A light half- armour popular in the six­teenth century for general military use (for example, for town guards). It consisted of a gorget, breast, back and tassets, full arms and gauntlets; the term can also be applied to the cuirass only.

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Cod-piece
Fabric covering for the groin, latterly padded. Its counter­part in armour could be either of mail or, more usually, of plate.
Lame
A narrow strip or plate of steel, sometimes used in armour to provide articulation.
Pike
Long spear with a small steel head, carried by infantrymen. Metal strips (cheeks) were riveted down the shaft from the point, to reinforce…
Schynbald
See Greave.
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