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The part of a sword or fixed-blade knife blade that extends into and usually through the grip that is fastened to it.
A piece of plate armour designed to protect the upper legs, taking the form of separate plates hanging from the breastplate or faulds.
Any large sword that requires two hands to use, as in the European longsword popular in the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
Vambraces (sometimes known as lower cannons) are "tubular" or "gutter" defenses for the forearm in some contexts and are the whole arm defense in others.
A visor was used in conjunction with some Medieval war helmets such as the bascinet. The visor usually consisted of a hinged piece of steel that contained openings for breathing ("breaths") and vision. Visors protected the face during battle.
A type of polearm that existed along side the similar glaive in medieval Europe. [also Pole Cleaver]
A state of conflict involving two or more groups attacking each other in an attempt to destroy the opposing force, to capture the resources of the other side, or to defend resources of their own from capture.
A tool used to injure, incapacitate, capture, or kill an adversary.
A form of plate armour worn in the Late Middle Ages characterized by full-body steel plate without a surcoat. [also Alwyte Armour]