Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Tassets

Overlapping plates covering the joint of the haunch part in a full- armor.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Compound-Hilt & Complex-Guard
Term for the many forms of hilts in Renaissance and on some late-Medieval swords. Ususally consist of finger-rings,…
Muffler
Mitten-like removable extension of a sleeve on a hauberk.
Pollaxe
(The preferred spelling to polaxe or poleaxe). A knightly staff weapon, its head being an axehead, usually balanced by a fluke or…
Target
A round shield, mounted on the arm, used throughout history. Most targets were large (30 - 36”) and made of wood, but in the…
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