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Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Our unique Encyclopedia will provide you with comprehensive guidance to the terminology of historical weapons, armour, battlefield equipment and warfare in general. The Encyclopedia has been compiled by experts with both theoretical knowledge and hands-on weapon-making experience, gathered over many years. You are welcome to browse our website for their excellent products, available for immediate on-line purchase. Your armourlonline.com Team Further information, queries and ideas: info@armouronline.com


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Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Arming Cap
Quilted cap worn beneath the helmet.
Breaths
Holes or slits in the visor of a helmet or the lames of a falling buffe or bevor, for ventilation; also…
Grand guard
A large reinforcing plate designed for the tilt, attached to the left side of the breastplate to cover the left shoulder, the upper arm and…
Tang
The continuing, hidden part of a blade inside a handle. May be of a different temper than the blade. Sword may have full or…
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