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Arms & Armor of the Medieval Knight by David Edge and John Miles Paddock
Your Guide's quick review of the visually appealing and handy reference covering medieval armor and weaponry.

Arms & Armor of the Medieval Knight by David Edge and John Miles Paddock
A review of the visually appealing and handy reference covering medieval armor and weaponry, from your Guide.

You've Got Mail
From your About Guide, an introduction to that fabulous, flexible metal armor that the medieval knight couldn't live without -- literally -- in issue #7 of our series, Knight Life.

Glossary of Terms
An extensive hyperlinked glossary of arms and armor terms at the Chronique library.

Gunpowder Weapons of the Late Fifteenth Century
Extensive article at the Oriflamme website includes a timeline of advances in gunpowder use and nicely illustrated examinations of artillery items. Hint: Wait for the page to load before using the hyperlinked directory.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Arms & Armor Collection
Most of the 50 highlights from the museum's collection are from the medieval era. View them in thumbnails all on one page, ten at a time in a text-only or graphic-enhanced list, or one at a time for more in-depth information.

Shield and Weapon Weights
Included with Cariadoc's look at the pros and cons of minimum weight requirements in the SCA are statistics drawn from surviving medieval equipment.

Therion's Medieval Arms and Armor Page
Large collection of armor and weapon images from medieval Europe and Asia.

Weaponry: Norman Arms and Armour
An examination of the weapons used and the protective garments worn by the Normans at the Battle of Hastings, by Guy Wilson at British Heritage Magazine, online at TheHistoryNet.

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