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Arms, Armor, and Military Equipment

Included here are some documents concerning the nature and use of later medieval military equipment.


Hiring of a Suit of Armor, 1248 (Internet Medieval Sourcebook)
How a man shall be armed for his ease when he shall fight on foot c1450 (with illumination and image-map) (KCT)
On Italian Armour from Chalcis -- an illustrated 1911 description of a 14th-15th c. armor find (KCT)
Mary Rose Equipment List -- an accounting of gear meant for the famous sunken warship of Henry VIII's time (Hillsdale College)

Historical Materials on Knighthood and Chivalry index