Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Coat-armor
Top-covering piece of clothing. Popular in tournaments where it presented the beholder’s coat of arms.
Forte'
Also prime or fort. Special (Renaissance) term for the lower part of a blade. Does most of the parrying and has more…
Flail
Jointed weapon consisting of a spiked, flanged or knobbed steel bludgeon chain-attached to a short wood or steel haft.
Occularium
See Sights.
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