Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Genuillieres

Plate pieces to protect the knee.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Forte'
Also prime or fort. Special (Renaissance) term for the lower part of a blade. Does most of the parrying and has more…
Bayonet
At the end of the seventeenth century the French introduced the socket bayonet. This contained a sleeve fitting round the barrel and was locked…
Ox mace
Mace made of metal; head was shaped like that of an ox's and often had holes in the nostrils so that it whistled when swung.
Verdun
Long thrusting sword with a diamond or square-sectioned blade used in the 16th century.
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