Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Surcoat

Also overcoat. Long, tunic-like piece of cloth worn over armor to keep the dirt, rain and sun heat out and present the wearer’s coat of arms. Comes in many forms. Originally reached almost the wearer’s heel but develeoped into a shorter and more fitting form.

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Quillions
Special (Renaissance) term for two straight or curved cross-guards (front and back). Called just cross or guard when on Medieval …
Steel
An alloy of wrought iron and carbon, capable of being hardened by heating and then quenching (rapid cooling) in water. This hardening process could…
Falcata
Forward-curving single-edged sword.
Horseman's hammer
War hammer made of iron or steel, used by mounted fighters.
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