Encyclopedia of historical weapons - 'Maximilian' armour

A modern term applied to the style of early sixteenth century armour charac­terized by narrow, parallel fluting, popular during the reign of the Emperor Maximilian I (1494-1519) and thereafter until the middle of the century.

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