THE HISTORICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF COSTUME

ALBERT RACINET

THE CLASSIC WORK OF THE 19TH CENTURY

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EUROPE FROM BYZANTIUM TO THE 19TH CENTURY - EUROPE




THE MIDDLE AGES - ARMOUR



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2.1 & 2 Jakennes Loucart, one of the King's knights, with his insignia of a lion emblazoned on his tunic. Such insignia were popular, though they had not at this stage been formalized as coats of arms. His shield is padded and stitched round on the inside, and his gloves have a detachable thumb-piece.

2.3 Hugh de Chalon, wearing an all-enveloping mail coat and a tunic bearing his colours.

2.6 Philip of Artois with a shield bearing a formal coat of arms.



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