Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Klappvisier

A modern term for a globular visor worn in Germany in the fourteenth century to accom­pany the basinet; it only covered the area of the face left exposed by the aventail.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Cuisse
Armor protecting thighs.
Helm, Great Helm
Helmet surrounding the whole head. Usually consist of 4-5 metal plates riveted together. Worn over a mail or a small steel cap.
Nasal
Plate defence on early medieval helmets, often riveted to the bottom of the skull to cover the nose and middle of the face.
Pollaxe
(The preferred spelling to polaxe or poleaxe). A knightly staff weapon, its head being an axehead, usually balanced by a fluke or…
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