Encyclopedia of historical weapons
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Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Bastard sword
Longsword with a longer handle so it can be held by one or two hands. The blade is usually narrowly pointed and quite slender or…
Cut-and-Thrust Sword
Quite thin, tapered sword with compound hilts suitable for fingered grip.
Langet
Metal strips attached to the the shaft of a polearm to reinforce the torque of its head, and to protect the joint connecting the head and…
Mail
Type of armor made from small metal rings. Is flexible but insufficient vs. thrusts (therefore usually worn with a tough padding…
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