Known also as: bavier or buffe. A cupped defense for the chin attached to a gorget. Commonly used with a sallet done in the German style, they were also used with Italian armours.
A high collar of plate covering the lower half of the face. (Wise, Terence. Medieval Warfare, 246) Related terms: Armor
An element of plate for defense of the lower face and throat. Can be either a separate piece worn with a helmet such as the sallet, or an attached piece worn with the close helmet.
a plate for face and neck protection on a helmet.
also called a baviere or beavor. The bevor was a 15th century piece of armour that protected the lower part of the face when worn with a sallet. It could be afixed to the helmet of the breatsplate, and was often hinged, so that it could be lowered when not in use.
Also called bavier or buffe. A chin-shaped defense for the lower face, incorporating a gorget plate. The buffe was an early sixteenth century variant, worn strapped to an open-faced helmet such as the burgonet.
Plate armor for the chin and lower face, sometimes including a gorget
Armor for the chin and upper throat.
A bevor is a piece of plate armour designed to protect the neck, much like a gorget. A bevor can be made of a single solid piece or multiple articulated lamÃ©s around the neck and chin. The bevor was typically worn in conjunction with a sallet, the two pieces of armour combining to provide protection for the whole of the head and neck.