About Foot armor
Milanese blunt toe sabatons, 1450-1485 years Based on the the Royal Collection, Leeds, England. Our blacksmith recreated the exact shape of historical sabatons. It has seven plates constructed to follow the foot shape. The heel plate is articulated and hinged on the inner side, while it fastens with a strap on the outer side. Milanese sabatons from the period of 1450 to 1485 were a type of armor designed to protect the feet of a fully armored knight. Sabatons were part of a complete suit of plate armor, which was developed during the late medieval period to provide comprehensive protection for the wearer. Milanese sabatons were typically made from steel and consisted of several ar...
Fairytale about Ritternputtel or German gothic sabatons, late XV century (1470-1490 years) From German words Ritter («knight”) and Aschenputtel («Cinderella”). Asche – «ash” is being changed to “knight” and here we get Ritternputtel. Once upon a time, in the end of the XV century, there lived quiet and shy sword bearer Ritternputtel on the northwest of Hanseatic League in the renowned town Bremen. He served as the third lower sword bearer, almost a footboy, at the noble old knight. He was quiet, polite and hard-working youngling. He worked for three – for himself and two lazy and mischievous superior sword bearers. He was dressing unmurmuring his seignior in ar...
The exquisite sabatons inspired by the armor of Charles VI, the renowned French king who reigned from 1368 to 1422. These sabatons are a stunning representation of the historical footwear worn during the late 14th and early 15th centuries. When a knight has almost assembled his full real medieval armor, which will protect in mounted and dismounted battle, only one small detail for completed protection is left – sabatons. These medieval armor boots are forgotten quite often, and it’s a loss. As a fighter’s feet may be plainly injured even in the hardest plate body armor. That’s it, a famous knight could lose the fight so simply and absurdly, if he forgets to wear sabatons...
Sabatons are the plate shoes, which appeared in the XIV century in Italy. Early models had quite long and sharp points. However, later models and these sabatons of the XVI century in particular, have wide and short points. Such metal foot wear as sabatons were mostly used by cavalry, as this armor was not too comfortable in fighting for dismounted soldiers. Sabatons are made of seven steel segments, which are connected with rivets. Such design make armoured shoes well-articulated, so you may comfortable walk, ride or run. Plate sabatons are completely handcrafted by customer’s parameters. You can use this functional metal armor for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage performa...