Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Fauld

Armour (usually composed of horizontal lames) attached to the bottom edge of a breastplate to protect the abdomen.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Aventail
A curtain of mail attached by means of staples (ver-velles) around the base of a helmet (especially the basinet ), and…
Harness
A term used in preference to 'suit' when talking of a complete armour.
Pike
Long spear with a small steel head, carried by infantrymen. Metal strips (cheeks) were riveted down the shaft from the point, to reinforce…
Hasta
The hasta was the Roman trusting spear. It was carried by the units called triarii in Republic times. Marius military reforms made the pilum the…
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