Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Fort

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Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Special (Renaissance) term for the upper, weaker part of a blade. Does most of the attacking for its speed and nimbleness.
A shallow flute in the middle of one or both sides of a blade. Lightens the sword and makes it stronger and somewhat flexible.…
Plate armor for shoulders from several overlapping pieces.
Epaule de mouton
Steel defense for the complete arm; developed during the 15th and 16th centuries; used exclusively in jousts.

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