1) A corselet of leather on which small plates of metal were sewn.

1567 one plate cote one styched Tacke two Salletts one gorgett, Fixby. Sometimes ‘coat of plate’: 1563 2 coats of plate and a Jacke, Elmswell

1568 a steylle Cappe ... An Armyng Sword ... twelve Cootes of playt, Healaugh.

spellings coat of plate
dates 1563 1567 1568

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