Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Forte'

Also prime or fort. Special (Renaissance) term for the lower part of a blade. Does most of the parrying and has more strength and control.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Nasal
Plate defence on early medieval helmets, often riveted to the bottom of the skull to cover the nose and middle of the face.
Targe
Small, more flat wooden shield covered with leather or metal-trimmed, later all- steel.
Eccat
Sword with a deer horn hilt and no guard.
Genuillieres
Plate pieces to protect the knee.
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