This table identifies various pieces of armour worn from the medieval to Early
Modern period in the West, mostly plate but some mail, arranged by the part of ...
The battle-ready medieval knight was attired in a suit of armor referred to as a "
body harness." A common construction technique utilized "lames" or strips of ...
Hardened leather and splinted construction were used for arm and leg pieces. A
coat of plates was developed, an armour made of large plates sewn inside a ...
A look at a complete suit of armor including a description of the various parts.
Armor and its composite pieces were known by a number of different names ...
Medieval sources do not refer to “a suit of armor,” but rather “an armor” or “a ...
Some knights began to put plates of metal over vital parts of their bodies for
added protection. Soon they were completely covered in plate armor and they ...
These are exact replicas of the pieces of armor worn by a knight of the 15th
century. The armor was constructed by Christian Fletcher to custom fit my body
and is ...
Accordingly, not every piece of armor was once worn by a knight, nor can every
person depicted in an artwork wearing armor be identified as a knight. A person ...
Because of the mild steel produced in medieval times each ring had to be riveted
to keep all the rings from spreading and opening under the weight of the piece.
Helmet – one of the most basic parts of the knight's armor, which also included a
visor that was pulled ...