Haubergeon, surplice in an iron mesh, like breastplates. Known since antiquity but perfected only in the Middle Ages It reappeared in Europe in the twelfth century as the main defensive armament of the Knight
Comprising a mixture of iron rings that form a kind of metallic fabric.
This type of protection is easy to wear, flexible enough to not hinder the movement and provides good protection against the sword, and decreases its effectiveness against weapons and against the tips of blow darts hurled from crossbows.
Made with steel rings intertwined.
Wear. weighing about 8 kg.