A short history and more information concerning -
What is Chainmail?
Chainmail (if you haven't guessed already) is a form of armour. It's beginnings were during the
medieval crusades. It was designed for the purpose of defending the king's soldiers against the
most common weapon of it's day - the blunt object. (only the king's soldiers were permitted to have
Check this site for a very good description and instructions on making mail.
Butted Mail: A Mailmaker's Guide.
More information will be forthcoming. My research has been behind.
For more information on the medieval society check out the Society of Creative Anachronism
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