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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Cod-piece
Fabric covering for the groin, latterly padded. Its counter­part in armour could be either of mail or, more usually, of plate.
Misericorde
Straight, narrow dagger often used for the very last help to the mortally wounded warriors.
Spangenhelm
A modern German term describing conical helmets constructed of a number of segments riveted together; descended from Late Roman prototypes.
Full moon
Parrying weapon consisting of a steel ring attached to a handle with two curved blades fitted to either end; outer edges of the ring and the blades…
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