• Armor

    13th Century Armor

    In the 13th century, armor didn't resemble those tin-man suits beloved of movie directors and cartoons. The primary protection came from the coat of mail, interlocking metal rings that must have taken weeks to create.

  • Armor

    Coat of Mail Closeup

    Just because...

  • Armor

    Helmets

    Those pointy things with a hinged visor were not what knights wore in the 13th century. Picture Azemar riding against the baron in one of these.

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    The Whole Picture

    This knight is from the late 12th century, but it gives a pretty good picture of what knights would have worn in the mid-13th.