About Brigandine leg protection
Brigandine leg protection
Brigandine leg protection ¾ is a type of medieval limb defense, which was popular among European knights in the XIV-XV centuries. Such good combination of steel and leather makes leg armor reliable and well-protecting during the combat and very comfortable in wearing. This medieval brigand protection consists of three parts: brigandine tasses; plate knee caps; brigandine protection for under-knee part Metal plates are overlapped and riveted to the firm leather base. Kneecaps are laced with leather strings to tasses. Wide winged fan protects outer side of knee. Armour is held on your leg with belts and buckles. If you wish to complete your leg defense, we recommend to wear ...
Brigandine thigh protection was widespread among the warriors in the XIV-XV centuries. Easy making and reliability during the fight was making such combined protection very popular among knights from all military branches. Thigh protection has outer lay (wool, silk, suede, leather or velvet by your choice); main layer made of thick canvas. Metal plates are riveted from the inside and covered with linen or cotton lining for durability and better comfort. There are leather pieces with the holes installed on the top and bottom edge of tasses. Using these holes, you may easily fasten your medieval leg armor to chausses belt and attach steel kneecaps. We also added two firm leather belts wi...
Splinted tasses of the XIV-XVI centuries is the best armor for those who is looking for a reliable and authentic leg protection. Splints (narrow steel strips) are riveted with steel or brass rivets to the firm base of croupon leather 3.5-4 mm thickness from outer and inner sides. There are leather belts with steel buckles installed for the fixation on the thighs. Such medieval splinted cuisses goes perfectly together with steel kneecaps and plate or splinted greaves. It is highly recommended to wear such tasses over padded or tight fabric chausses. You can use this battle splinted limb protection for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage performances Medieval festivals Reenactment ev...
Splinted greaves are a type of medieval leg armor, which was widespread among European and Asian knights in the XIV-XVI centuries. Splint armor got its name after narrow metal plates – splints. These splints were riveted from the inside and outside to the leather or thick cloth base. There are numerous historical sources where you can see such limb protection, usually in combination with plate kneecaps and splinted tasses. Günther XXI von Schwarzburg-Arnstadt, Grabmal im St. Bartholomäus-Dom in Frankfurt Knight wearing splinted greaves, fragment from manuscript Parzival, 1443-1446 years We use firm croupon leather of thickness 3.5-4 mm and high-quality metal...
Brigandine leg protection
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