German knight on horse. Middle ages. 12th c.

German, Knight, armor, 12th century Middle Ages, Gothic,
Knight in armor 12th c.

German knight in armor. 12th century.

On the armor or corslet he wears a surcoat. Hauberk, boiler cap, leg braces, knee tile, almond-shaped shield. The shield is attached to the ankle over the left shoulder. The horse is protected with a harness made of leather. 

After a miniature in a psalter from the time of Louis the Fat (1108-1137)

Illustration, damasks, ornament
Note:  Flags of the Royal Highlanders. The Black Watch.
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