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The Armourer and His Craft: From the XIth to the XVIth Century
by Charles ffoulkes

Standard reference offers comprehensive, detailed record of 500 years of European armor — manufacture, materials, tools, cost, weight, and more. Over 100 ...

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Has some very outdated info BUT for anyone studying armour it shoud be examined. Some of the inside pictures are still very useful as are some segemnts in the book. It also has a large number of excellent illustrations and pictures that are helpful to understand the ...
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—Updated Aug 16, 2006



Arms & Armor of the Medieval Knight: An Illustrated History of Weaponry in the Middle Ages
by David Edge, John Miles Paddock

A fantastic book examining the arms and armor of the middle ages.

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I agree with what everyone else has said. The book covers a number of important steps in arms and armour and is straight forward enough that anyone can sit down and get a good understanding of armour and arms from a number of era giving it a place in the greater scope ...
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—Updated Aug 16, 2006



Arms and Armour of the Crusading Era 1050-1350: Western Europe and the Crusader States (v. 1)
by David Nicolle

This book combines a vivid commentary on key aspects of each western and central European army with hund reds of detailed line drawings based on years of research ...

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—Updated Jul 17, 2006



Armour from the Battle of Wisby
by Bengt Thordeman

On 27th July 1361 a violent battle took place between the King of Sweden and the defenders of the city of Welsby on the Swedish island of Gotland. The Welsby army ...

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I love this book both for its historic uses but also it is good for beginning armourers to see a step in plate armours development that is not usually looked at much. Wisby is such an important find and this book is a great one. I have read it half a dozen times and ...
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—Updated Jul 17, 2006



The Anglo-Saxon Shield
by I. P. Stephenson

For the Anglo-Saxons the shield, more than any other piece of armour or weaponry, epitomised the warrior. Using the full range of archaeological, representational, ...

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I enjoyed the book very much. I cannot think of much to say except if you are studying this era's warfare it should be part of your homework.
—Updated Jul 17, 2006









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