ID: 14412

Greaves are essential part of any leg harness. Also known as “grêves” (French), “beinröhren” (German) or “schinieri” (Italian). Brigandine greaves reinforced with steel plates. Shin is totally protected from all sides. Armor is equipped with leather straps and steel buckles. Brigandine armor has good adjusting because of its spesial construction. Steel elements provides excellent protective

ID: 14603

Please notice, that measurements should be with padding/gambeson.

ID: 14602

Main part of the XIV century was a time of numbers of experiments in plate armor developing. Though different materials were in use till the end of the XIV century, starting approximately from 1350 year steel and iron began to displace all of them. In Italy and especially in Germany blacksmiths created plenty of various

ID: 14605

All commonly used parts of the medieval armor (protection of the head, arms, torso, legs) have been designed by the first half of the XIV century. During the last half of century  just a small quantity of the “new” details and elements have been added. By the XV century the armors completely became as we know them

ID: 14604

The history of the leg armor it’s the story of how the chainmail stockings transformed into the full plate leg harness. The first element appeared in the XII century. It was a simple knee protection: round dished metal scale sewed upon the leather. At the beginning of the XIV century the hauberk was getting shorter

ID: 14601

Brigandine legs consists of cuissards, articulated knees and greaves. Brigandine legs additionally reinforced with steel plates. Articulated knees are joint with cuisses by rivets, it’s one piece – no holes, no leather laces. Brigandine legs have leather points on the top and are equipped with leather straps and steel buckles. Thigh is well protected from

ID: 11115

The bascinet was the most commonly used helm in the Middle Ages. Beginning in the XIV century and continuing into the XV century, the bascinet began to develop different features. For example, from approximately 1360 – 1370, the bascinet acquired a new type of visor connection called the “Klappvisor”. This fully visored style of bascinet

ID: 11101

The bascinet is the most popular European medieval helmet. It has a variety of skull-forms and types of visor and is arguably the most important piece in a set of armor. The Klappvisier was the result of many permutations over the life of the bascinet. Historical sources indicate that beginning in the XIV century all

ID: 14210

This model of leg armor is based on medieval plate legs typical for the late XIV – early XV century. During the armor evolution the leg protection was changed from its early forms to the functional articulated plate armor. And it’s the most essential points are: hip plate is made from one metal sheet; it’s

ID: 14206

When you’re deciding on your battle equipment, the choice of the articulated plate armor is of the utmost importance. After all, the thigh piece of armor takes the most severe blows. You raise your shield over your head and there’s nothing left for your opponent to hit than your high leg armor. Therefore, you’d want

ID: 14606

In Medieval Europe the full leg armor protection usually consisted of the cuissardes (thigh protection), kneecaps, greaves ( shin protection) and sabatons (feet protection). The completed leg harness was an essential part of the full plate armor. It developed from the formed metal plate that served as the knee protection. Knees were the most important

ID: 11109

Bascinet shaped helmets with a flat face visor are by far the most popular amongst sportsmen engaged in medieval full contact combat in both buhurt and duel categories under HMB, IMCF and SCA regulations. The bascinet was developed from a helmet that looked like a small hat. Medieval knights wore it under a much heavier