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Knight and Horse in Armor

The picture below shows late 15th-century South German armor for man and horse. The combined weight is considerable, and even with the huge horses in use at the time, seriously restricted mobility.

late 15th-century South German armor for man and horse

PICTURE SOURCE
The Illustrated Science and Invention Encyclopedia New York: H.S. Stuttman, 1977

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