Flancart


Flancart
That piece of armour used to protect the thighs of a knight. His *destrier was also protected on its flanks by a similar piece known as the flancois. [< OldFr. flanc = side, flank]

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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  • Flancois — See Flancart …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Flanquart — Surtout porté dans le Pas de Calais, pourrait correspondre à l ancien français flancart , qui a désigné une armure protégeant les flancs du cheval, ou encore une pièce d armure protégeant le flanc du combattant. Formes voisines : Flancard (58),… …   Noms de famille


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