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Chainmail: Lasting Effect

In the development of armor over the ages, one of the most unique and impacting is chainmail.  Comprised of rings linked together to form patterns, this armor type worked well as a protective force in the Middle Ages and beyond.  … Continue reading

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Ages Of Armor: A Look At Armor Types

Throughout history, armor has taken on many forms.  Starting simple, each new armor development has played off the one that has come before it and strengthened it in many ways.   For deeper insight, here is a brief snapshot of armor … Continue reading

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Celtic Warriors: Their Strategy, Warfare, And Armor

In contrast to modern day, a Celtic warrior was not considered a part of a specific social class, but they were equal to aristocracy.  Also different from other civilizations of the day, both men and women were allowed to train … Continue reading

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The Ole Mail and Chain

Have you ever put on a mesh bracelet and thought to yourself, “This is wonderful. If only it covered my entire body!” If so, you have a lot in common with Medieval warriors, the crew that popularized the armor called … Continue reading

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