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Richard chainmail hood 9mm The Chainmail Hood is made of 9mm chain rings. We recommend to wear a gambeson cap and a padded collar under the Chainmail Hood. Color: Oil Finish Material: 9mm chain rings

Medieval Weapons

Word chainmail is of recent coinage, having been in use since 1700s; prior it was referred to simply as mail. The word refers to armour material, not the garment made from it. A shirt made from mail is a hauberk if knee-length, haubergeon if mid-thigh length, and byrnie if waist-length. Mail leggings are called chausses, mail hoods coif and mail mittens mitons. A mail collar hanging from a helmet is camail or aventail. A mail collar worn strapped around the neck was called a pixane or…