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Components of medieval armour

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  1. Following is a table that concisely identifies various pieces of medieval armour, mostly plate but some mail, arranged by the part of body that is protected and roughly by date

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 2, 2009
  2. No attempt has been made to identify fastening components or various appendages such as lancerests or plumeholders or clothing such as tabards or surcoats which were often worn over a harness

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 2, 2009
  3. There are a variety of alternative names and spellings (such as cowter/couter or bassinet/bascinet/basinet or besagew/besague) which often reflect a word introduced from the French

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 2, 2009
  4. Generally, the English spelling has been preferred (including mail instead of the lately used maille or the inauthentic term chainmail)

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 2, 2009
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