Armed infantry warrior in brigandine. France 10th century. Guerrier arme de la Brigantine. X° Siècle.
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France 14th century. Knight in armour and weapons from 1300 to 1350. Military of the Middle ages.
Italian school. Defensive weapons. Wrought iron, decorated with engravings. Museum of Artillery, Paris.