Encyclopedia of historical weapons
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Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Close-helmet
Helmet which, with a full visor and bevor, com­pletely encloses the head and face; modern use of the term tends to refer…
Jupon
Short, fitted overcoat made of several thick fabric layers and a final layer which was usually from silk or velvet. Has an embroided coat of arms of…
Lance
Typical weapon of a man-at-arms. Firstly a long (9 ft) spear but later developed into a heavier and even longer form unsuited for infantry.
Ancus
Indian elephant goad; vary greatly in size from about 40 to 120 centimeters in length; shorter ones were used by riders, while the longer versions…
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