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ca. 1325 - 'knight, probably Gaucher III de Châtillon-Porcien (Porcéan), seigneur de Dampierre, Thour and Sompuis (+1325)', former Abbaye de Pont-aux-Dames, Couilly-Pont-aux-Dames, dép. Seine-et-Marne, Musée du Louvre, Paris, France

Gaucher wears typical armour of the early 14th century: he is entirely dressed in mail, worn over an aketon (or gambeson) to give extra protection. His mail mittens and mail coif fall loose over his elbows and shoulders, showing the gambeson underneath.

Note the lacing of the gambeson on his arms and the strange flat pommel of his sword.

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Taken on May 31, 2010