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WHAT DOES HAUBERK MEAN IN ENGLISH?
A hauberk is a shirt of mail. The term is usually used to describe a shirt reaching at least to mid-thigh and including sleeves. Haubergeon generally refers to a shorter variant with partial sleeves, but the terms are often used interchangeably.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HAUBERK» OVER TIME
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HAUBERK»
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The Rusted Hauberk: Feudal Ideals of Order and Their Decline
These essays question the very rubric of the feudal ideal, demonstrating that in historical and legal practice, and in imaginative and didactic writing, a breach often exists between ideal and practice.
Liam O. Purdon, Cindy L. Vitto, 1994
War and Combat, 1150-1270: The Evidence from Old French ...
During the twelfth century the sleeves of the hauberk became longer, reaching to
the wrist, and mail mittens could be attached. The mail hood or coij also became
an integral part of the garment. A hauberk of this type could have contained as ...
Catherine Hanley, 2003
Knight of Outremer AD 1187-1344
Take this one at once, and then your armour, lance and sword and hauberk with
its surcoat. Let the horse be well tested and not an inferior one; and put on it a
good saddle and bridle and a really good peytral [breast-strap securing the
Medieval Scandinavian Armies (2): 1300-1500
A simple and rather old-fashioned mail hauberk has long sleeves but no mittens.
Beneath his hauberk he has a padded soft armour or gambeson and a darker
coloured woolen tunic. Over his linen surcoat the knight has a rope-like waist
David Lindholm, David Nicolle, 2003
Middle English Dictionary
(2) l028: Pe hauberk was all reed of rust, Hys platys dykke and swyde just. (c)
cl450(cl380) Chaucer HF 7l9: Hir [Fame's] paleys. . stant eke in so juste a place
That every soun mot to hyt pace. (d) (al420) Lydg. TB 2.l746: This Anthenor hap
Hans Kurath, Robert E. Lewis, 1969
Chaucer and Array: Patterns of Costume and Fabric Rhetoric ...
(lines 863–65) Thopas dons, over his habergeon, yet another body protection – a
hauberk.56 But a knight, as Blair writes, would wear either a “hauberk or
haubergeon” [my emphasis]; Thopas apparently wears both.57 The confusion is
Laura F. Hodges, 2014
Early Secular Effigies in England: The Thirteenth Century
3.4.2 The hauberk and the representation of mail. Leg defences and other pieces
of armour The hauberk is a coat of mail completely covering the trunk and arms
and reaching to about the knees, where a little split is sometimes seen.
H. A. Tummers, 1980
The House of the Wolfings
“Hearken therefore as to the Hauberk: I wot well that it is for no light matter that
thou wouldst have me bear thy gift, the wondrous hauberk, into battle; I deem that
some doom is wrapped up in it; maybe that I shall fall before the foe if I wear it not
The Florida of the Inca
had with the Indians of Apalache, the Campmaster Luis de Moscoso was struck
in the right side by an arrow which penetrated a leather jacket and the hauberk
which he wore underneath as well. This particular hauberk was so highly ...
Garcilaso de la Vega, 2010
Arthurian and Other Studies: Presented to Shunichi Noguchi
Hauberk. and. Helm. in. Malory's. Le. Morte. Darthur. DEREK BREWER Armour
and weapons are intrinsic to medieval romance and romantic history. Malory's Le
Morte Darthur is inconceivable without them, for knight-errantry is of the essence