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Armet


A very light helmet. It was closed and a very good protection for the face and eyes principally. Barbute:
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Breaths


Holes in a helmet to provide ventilation. Buckler:
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Byrnie


A mail shirt used by wealthy warriors until the XI century. Camail:
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Cuirass


A full protection for warriors. It consisted of a breastplate and backplate. Gauntlet:
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pauldron


Plate armor for the shoulders. Shield:
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vambrace


Armor that guarded the forearm.
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axe


Being one of the first type of weapons ever devised; the axe was very useful not only for killing enemies but also for destroying doors and walls. Many types of axes were designed, even two-handed.
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Axé


Being one of the first type of weapons ever devised; the axe was very useful not only for killing enemies but also for destroying doors and walls. Many types of axes were designed, even two-handed.
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blade


Length of steel that forms a sword. Bow:
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catapult


An enormous siege engine designed to throw projectiles at a castle. Crossbow:
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