Encyclopedia of historical weapons
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Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Basnet
See Basinet.
Nasal
Plate defence on early medieval helmets, often riveted to the bottom of the skull to cover the nose and middle of the face.
Slow match
A slow-burning cord of hemp or flax soaked in salt­petre and then dried. Used to ignite cannon and hand guns.
'Spanish' morion
See cabasset and morion.
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