- Arming sword
- Also short sword. Single-handed weapon which looks like a simple longsword. Attached to the a knight’s belt.
- Form of coat-of-plates with hundreds of small plates, partially covering each other. Mobile yet protective.
- A decorative process frequently applied to the surface of metals especially in Europe from about 1500 onwards; frequently used in conjunction…
- The lower part of a sword. Consists of a cross-guard, handle/grip, and a pommel. Medieval swords are most likely to have a…