Encyclopedia of historical weapons
- Usually metal pieces made specially for their purpose - to protect their wearer's body against thrust, stabs and any other kind of attacks. Comprises…
- See Barbut.
- The sharp, cutting part of a blade. Swords are single or double-edged.
- 'Maximilian' armour
- A modern term applied to the style of early sixteenth century armour characterized by narrow, parallel fluting, popular during the…