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 ...
The Parts of a Suit of Armor were a complex series of garments, chain mail and
iron plate. The pieces of a Suit of Armor covered the most vulnerable parts of a ...
A look at a complete suit of armor including a description of the various parts.
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 ...
Information about the armor of Medieval Knights. ... The full suit of armor came
from the development of individual pieces over these centuries. Eventually all ...
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 ...
Piece of plate armour protecting the back half of the torso. Banded Maille A
largely .... An early medieval term for leg armour (schynbald). See also greave.
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 ...
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.