Who fought in iron shirts?

Kings and knights who lived in Europe in the Middle Ages. The honorable duty of men from noble families was to defend their honor and lead the soldiers to battle. Approximately in 1000 knight noblemen began to wear chestnut shirts made of metal rings. From 1450, these armor began to be made from bent all-metal plates, which adjoined each other tightly. The most valuable armor was decorated with engraving and gold insets.

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