Chainmail gloves

We divide chainmall gloves into two types - mittens and finger gloves. The first mentioned appeared in the 12th century, in the 13th and 14th centuries they were more common. In order for the knight to be able to use his fingers without having to take his armour off, a longitudinal hole was sometimes created in the palm of the ring glove. It was possible to simply take your hand out.

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The Evolution of Chainmail Armour
The Evolution of Chainmail Armour
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Chainmail armour, or ring armour, was the most widespread and longest-used type of armour throughout history. From Antiquity to the Early Modern Period (or even longer in certain regions), ring armour was widely used by warriors throughout Europe,…