Encyclopedia of historical weapons
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Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Cuirbouilli
Tough leather for making armor.
Greave
Also called schynbald or jamber. Plate defence for the leg from knee to ankle, initially pro­tecting only the front, but…
Sallet
Helmet with (usually) a hinged visor and a long tail for protecting the back of the neck. Comes in many forms. In England known as a …
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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