Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Gambeson

Quilted and embellished coat-armor.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Bavier
See Bevor.
Corslet
Also spelt corselet. A light half- armour popular in the six­teenth century for general military use (for example, for town…
Langet
Metal strips attached to the the shaft of a polearm to reinforce the torque of its head, and to protect the joint connecting the head and…
Ox-tongue spear
Also called the Langdebeve and Langue de Boeve (both mean tongue of the ox). The ox-tongue spear was a polearm weapon common among the Swiss and…
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