Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Cudgel
See Waster.
Klappvisier
A modern term for a globular visor worn in Germany in the fourteenth century to accom­pany the basinet; it only covered the…
Lance rest
A support for the lance when couched; this was bolted to the right side of the breastplate and was often hinged.
Sword
Most common weapon in history. Looks like a big dagger. Consists of a blade and a hilt, which has many detailed parts. Blade is made of…
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