11 Century Research Paper

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11/12 Centuries: The 11 century brought many changes in the history of Europe. The 11 century marked the beginning of the Middle Ages. During this time period there were several types of armour commonly used. Predominately, a mail called Hauberk was used as the amour for the chest and torso of a knight. The mail Hauberk was a type of garment that covered the whole chest and commonly reached to about the warriors knees. A Hauberk was made from a collection of rings stitched together. This technique used on armour is commonly referred to as "Chain Mail" now days. To go with the Hauberk a knight also wore a coif. The coif was made from chainmail and was worn on the head of a warrior. Other helmets used were The Spangenhelm (made from strips of
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