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Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Corslet

Also spelt corselet. A light half- armour popular in the six­teenth century for general military use (for example, for town guards). It consisted of a gorget, breast, back and tassets, full arms and gauntlets; the term can also be applied to the cuirass only.

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Boss
Also umbo. The round shaped piece of metal at the center of a shield. Protects the hand.
Harquebus
See arquebus.
Visor
Protection for the eyes and face; a plate defence pivoted to the helmet - skull.
Ball & chain
Type of flail; consists of a metal ball attached to a short wooden handle by a chain.
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