Coat of Plates
A surcoat with reinforcing plates. Also called 'pairs of plates.'
Related term(s): Pairs of Plates; Surcoat; Jupon; Cyclas; Breastplate; Heraldry
Category: Armour and Shields
Source information: Wise, Terrence. Medieval Warfare. New York: Hastings House Publishers, Inc., 1976. 39.
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