poleyn

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Poleyn

The poleyn was a component of Medieval and Renaissance armor that protected the knee. During the transition from mail armor to plate armor, this was among the earliest plate components to develop. They first appeared in the mid-thirteenth century and remained in use until the early seventeenth century when firearms made them obsolete. The specific...
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Poleyn

A poleyn was a piece of mediaeval armour worn protecting the knee.
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poleyn

armor used to protect the kneecap
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poleyn

piece of armour for the knee
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Poleyn

Plate defence for the knee.
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