Encyclopedia of historical weapons
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Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Arquebus
Also called Harquebus, Hackbut or Hagbush. A short gun used by infantry throughout the sixteenth and early seventeenth…
Bec de Faucon
Polearm with a large hammer head instead of an axe, and backed with a spike or curved fluke. Usually has a heavy steel…
Sabaton
Articulated, steel armor protecting the foot. Sometimes called solleret by the French.
Tilt
A barrier of wood covered in cloth to separate the jousters as they ran a course. Introduced m the fifteenth century to stop head­long…
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