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William P




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PostPosted: Wed 03 Aug, 2016 12:35 am    Post subject: what's the deal behind 'spangenbyrna' in sagas?         Reply with quote

in addition in terms of small plate armour in western europe prior to the medieval period beginning in ernest what evidence do we have aside from the stuttgart psalter?
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PostPosted: Wed 03 Aug, 2016 1:05 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

The most likely translation for spangabyrnja would be scale armour.
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