Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Gamboised

A padded defense made of linen, flax or other fabric, sometimes reinforced and studded. Gamboised cuisses were often worn as an early addition to mail chausses during the late 13th and early 14th centuries.

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Haubergeon
Hauberk ending between crotch and the middle of the wearer’s thigh. Has a sharp dagger-like hem.
'Maximilian' armour
A modern term applied to the style of early sixteenth century armour charac­terized by narrow, parallel fluting, popular during the…
Rapier
Long, double- edged, single-handed sword with a thin blade. Designed to emphasize the thrust. Probably the first…
Salade
See Sallet.
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