A piece of plate armour that covers and protects the shoulder. Similar to a spaulder.
Related term(s): Plate Armour; Spaulder; Pauldron; Brassart
Category: Armour and Shields
Source information: Contamine, Phillippe. War in the Middle Ages. trans. Michael Jones. Oxford: Basil Blackwell Ltd, 1984. 67.
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