Encyclopedia of historical weapons
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Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Fingering
Wraping index finger around sword’s ricasso to give it a greater tip control.
German Reitschwert
See Backsword.
'Spanish' morion
See cabasset and morion.
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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