A piece of armor covering the shoulder at the junction of the body piece and arm piece.
Shoulder piece in plate armour
A plate defense for the shoulder and upper arm.
shoulder-plate, also known as spaulder.
armor protecting the shoulder area.
The larger defense of the shoulder where one or more large plates extended the defense of the shoulder to include the underarm and part of the chest and back. First used in an inventory C. 1397, there are no other references prior to 1450, though modern students apply the term to any shoulder defense where the coverage extends beyond the arm-hole of the cuirass. Almost always made in iron, and very rarely adorned except for the fluting in some later German examples. Developed at the very end of the 14th century, the style became fully "international" during the 15th century, following Italian or Milanese and Gothic styles and methods of construction. During the period, it seems that spaulder, pauldron and rerebrace
plate armor that protected the shoulders
plate armour for the shoulders, devised of several, overlapped and articulated plates.
Piece of armour covering the shoulder. Usually large, covering the upper 1/3 of the torso.
Laminated armor for the shoulder extending at the front and rear to protect the armpit
Plate armor for the shoulders.
An article of armour that protects the shoulders.
curved plate worn in pairs to protect the front and rear of the shoulder
A pauldron (sometimes spelled pouldron or powldron) is a component of plate armour, which evolved from spaulders in the 15th century. As with spaulders, pauldrons cover the shoulder area. Pauldrons tend to be larger than spaulders, covering the armpit, and sometimes parts of the back and chest.