A sleeveless jacket worn over the armor in the 14th century. It fitted closely, and descended below the hips.
Tightly fitted garment worn over armour in the fourteenth century. (Prestwich, Michael. Armies and Warfare in the Middle Ages: The English Experience, 348) Short leather tunic worn over chain mail. (Seward, Desmond. Henry V: The Scourge of God, 223) Sleeveless, hip-length garment of leather or padded textile worn over a knight's armour and blazoned with his coat of arms. (Wise, Terence. Medieval Warfare, 249) Related terms: Armor
A tightly fitted garment resembling a leather tunic worn over armor (particulary chain mail) in the 14th century, often blazoned with one's coat-of-arms.
A long sleeveless jacket worn over a robe or dress
a short, fitted surcoat, worn over armour in the 14th and early 15th centuries. Made of several thicknesses of fabric, the other layer was often a rich velvet or silk, with the owner's arms embroidered or appliqued on.
A padded garment worn over the armour, fitted in the torso, c.1350-1410. Alternately, a tightly fitted and usually sleeveless garment worn over the armour and displaying the wearer's arms.
Fourteenth to fifteenth-century tight-fitting padded garment worn over armor, often displaying a coat-of-arms