Gulf War Question
rshipp at molly.hsc.unt.edu
Thu Mar 7 07:10:47 PST 1996
On Wed, 6 Mar 1996, Chris and Elisabeth Zakes wrote:
> >Are you going to wear the Morion this year again while
> >marshalling ???
> Absolutely. It's saved my grey cells on several occasions.
> P.S. It's actually an English pikeman's pot-helm. The brim of a morion turns
> up, the pot-helm turns down.
Besides, the chapeau-de-fer (which is what I think you're describing)
looks really cool. I'd considered making or commissioning someone to
build me one for melees, with solid back and sides hidden by mail as if I
wore a coif under it. Would I take more shots because of the brim?
Sure. Would it look cool and unusual? I think so. :)
P.S.-- I'm also toying around with one of those nifty flat-topped pot
helms with the pierced faceplates that showed up in the 12th C. Again,
the solid back and side would be hidden by mail. Has anyone does this
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