If you are wearing steel armor a gambeson or padded under armour is a necessity for you. These Medieval gambesons will help eliminate being pinched by the steel armor every time you move. Medieval Gambesons are very popular for wearing under leather armor and chainmail armour for added comfort. Medieval gambesons come in a variety of colors that range from black, brown and white. Our functional gambesons come in sizes from small to extra large.
A gambeson worthy of the outlaw that wore it, Robin of Locksley. This heavy two-piece garment consists of a corduroy undershirt with padded and studded sleeves and a quilted sleeveless gambeson that goes over the undershirt.
Our Warriors Medieval Gambeson is such a versatile piece for your wardrobe. You can wear this gambeson under your leather or steel armour for comfort and fit or wear it as a jacket or doublet. It is perfect for winter or re-enacting.
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This padded gambeson is perfect for LARP, so it is better for leather armour or light steel armour. The sleeves are a half sleeve length and the underarms are designed with holes which provide ease of movement and good ventilation.
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Our gambeson is of a type worn from the early middle ages well on through the Renaissance. The Early Gambeson is also typically worn under plate armour to prevent the armour from pinching your skin when in motion.
Arming Gambeson is available in two colors. An arming gambeson is a special padded jacket worn under armour. The arming gambeson was specially designed so that parts of the armor could be sewn to it in order to improve security.
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This style of gambeson has strap-and-buckle front closures and open armpits, providing mobility and ventilation without over-compromising protection. Our Medieval Gambeson is crafted in heavy-duty padded canvas.
A gambeson would be worn either separately or in combination with maille or plate armour. Our gambeson is made of fine quilted canvas that will both protect and provide an accurate period outfit for re-enacting.
These padded greaves are great to wear under steel or leather greaves. They will prevent any skin pinching and stop your greaves from sliding around. Made from padded, quilted black fabric and lace up in the back for closure.
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These padded arm bracers are great to wear under steel or leather arm bracers. They will prevent any skin pinching and stop your bracers from sliding around. Made from padded, quilted black fabric and lace up in the back for closure.
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The Crusader upper leg padding provides padding to the thigh area and laces up in the back of the leg for adjustability. The Crusader upper leg has a re-enforced knee made of leather to prevent damage to the knee or tearing of the pad.
Padded armor has been in use since the dawn of time. After all, extra padding can go a long way towards helping man survive almost any encounter. This RFB Padded Armour puts traditional padded armor in your hands to keep you safe.
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This upper leg padding provides padding to the thigh area and laces up in the back of the leg for adjustability. The upper leg has a 14 gauge steel plate to give it strength when kneeling to prevent damage to the knee or the pad.
Archers were not usually involved in the heaviest fighting, so archers were typically only armored in light materials, like this Padded Archer's Armour, which allowed them to remain mobile and distant, to make use of their bow.
Given that armor reduces harm to a warrior, it is reasonable that gladiators did not wear much armor. After all, it was intended as a fantastic spectacle. Thus, many who fought wore cloth armor, like these Padded Gladiator Leg Guards.
The closed Front gambeson is crafted in heavy-duty padded canvas that has excellent blow-absorbing properties when worn separately and provides superior protection from cuts when worn under mail or plate.
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Not all armor is made of leather and metal. The gladiators, particularly, were known for wearing cloth armor, like this Gladiator Padded Arm Guard, to provide a degree of protection while still preserving the warriors agility.
When marching into battle, you can never have too much protection. These Padded Arming Cuisses are traditionally worn on the upper legs and provide extra padding to keep you protected yet mobile during your next conflict.
Traditionally worn under armor, padded protection like this Stitched Sleeve Gambeson fulfills several purposes. First and foremost, though, it enhances protection, making any accompanied suit of armor that much more effective in battle.
A warrior wore many layers when they were going into battle. Beyond underclothing, this Medieval Long Gambeson is one of the first of many protections that any warrior would have worn, and one that any reenactor should wear as well.
Made of high quality suede with a padded, inner cotton lining, wear the Tenebra Armour Vest for protection during light combat. The top half, covering the shoulder area, is attached to the body of the vest via eyelets and cords.
When you want excellent protection during battle, the Arthur Canvas Gambeson Set is your ideal solution. The padded armour includes a gambeson, tassets, and sleeves in a versatile set that can be worn in different combinations.
To achieve status as a legendary warrior, you need to be able to move comfortably in your medieval armour. The Imperial Gambeson covers your arms, neck, and torso down to the hips, keeping your armour from pinching or rubbing.
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The 17th Century Buff Coat makes the perfect option for warriors re-enacting the Golden Age, Thirty Years War, or the English Civil War. Often worn beneath armour, historical buff coats were typically donned by cavalry and officers.
The ideal armour padding for your next re-enactment battle, the Arthur Long Gambeson extends from neck to knee. The top-stitched gambeson vest can be worn under many kinds of armour to help prevent rubbing and pinching.
Made up of several suede panels, the Tenebra Armour Skirt brings a classic look to leather armour. A great piece for protecting the lower body, the waist of the skirt is adjustable at the back via two leather buckled straps.
Wearing armour in battle can lead to uncomfortable rubbing and pinching. Increase the comfort of your re-enactment gear by adding the Gustav Gambeson, which provides a layer of sturdy padding between you and your armour.
An excellent option for protecting yourself in battle, the Arthur Padded Gambeson appears in a sleeveless vest design. The medieval gambeson can be worn under many kinds of re-enactment armour to help prevent rubbing and pinching.
When you are choosing your medieval armour, make sure you do not forget to pick out appropriate pieces of padded arming wear like the Light Sleeveless Gambeson to improve comfort and protect against rubbing, chafing, and pinching.
Showing off dramatic black and red coloration, the Ratio Tunic is a padded, long-sleeved coat covering the torso from neck to hips. The padded tunic can be worn on its own or serve as armour padding under mail or plate armour.
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This suede vest makes an excellent addition to your re-enactment gear with its quality construction. The Arthur Suede Gambeson offers armour padding that can be worn under many kinds of armour to help prevent rubbing and pinching.
The Arthur Gambeson Set is the way to go when searching for a light but comprehensive layer to wear underneath armour. Connected with black cord, the set includes a high necked vest accompanied by matching sleeves and tassets.
Staying mobile in battle is critical, which makes leg protection like the Leopold Thigh Padding an essential piece of your re-enactment gear. The arming wear offers comfort, making it easier to wear full leg guards for longer.
Experienced warriors know the value of good armour padding, which can mean the difference between comfort and chafing or pinching. The Leopold Padded Greaves will keep your lower legs in good shape while you trounce the enemy.
Experienced warriors know the value of good armour padding, which can mean the difference between comfort and chafing or pinching. The Leopold Padded Bracers will keep your forearms in good shape while you trounce the enemy.
Keep your arms in good shape during your next battle with the help of this excellent medieval armour padding. The Arthur Padded Bracers are ideal for keeping your re-enactment armour from chafing or pinching as you fight.
Made of high quality materials, the Arthur Suede Gambeson Set includes a vest, tassets, and matching long sleeves. With protective polyester padding and an inner cotton lining, this gambeson set is ideal for wearing under armour.
Keep your legs in good shape during your next battle with the help of this excellent medieval armour padding. The Arthur Padded Greaves are ideal for keeping your re-enactment armour from chafing or pinching as you fight.
Also called a buff jerkin, the historical buff coat was developed from leather jerkins worn by soldiers during the Tudor era. The 17th Century Sleeveless Buff Coat makes a great option for LARP events and historical re-enactments.
The Arthur Padded Sleeves are made to match the Arthur Padded Gambeson (MY100134) with eyelets at their top for easy attachment. These sleeves are made of canvas with a polyester padding and feature a diamond shaped topstitch.
Keep yourself comfortable and safe underneath your armour with the Leopold Gambeson. Made of canvas with polyester padding, this arming jacket features versatile short sleeves, a stylish high collared neck, and five adjustable straps.
Stay safe and comfortable underneath armour with the Short-Sleeved Gambeson. This medieval arming wear tunic is made of cotton canvas and features a light level of padding as well as short sleeves and a top stitched, quilted look.
Featuring a high quality suede exterior, the Leopold Suede Gambeson is a fine arming jacket perfect for wearing underneath various armoured looks. This gambeson features versatile short sleeves and a fashionable high collar.
Add the Arthur Padded Tassets to your arming wear for extra protection and style. Made to accompany the Arthur Padded Gambeson (MY100134), these tassets have a sturdy cotton canvas outerlayer with protective polyester padding.