Protective mail for the hands that was replaced by gauntlets about 1296.
Related term(s): Mail; Gauntlet; Hauberk; Chausses (Armour); Gusset; Armour
Category: Armour and Shields
Source information: Wise, Terrence. Medieval Warfare. New York: Hastings House Publishers, Inc., 1976. 32, 34.
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