1) Two overlapping pieces of metal armour, designed to protect the elbows in particular.

1453 7 paribus splentes, Hull

1510 oon coyt of plate, oon shirte of mayll, a pair splentes, a salett with oon skull, Sherburn in Elmet

1559 3 Jackes 2 paire of splentes and 2 salletts and a sheaf of arrows, Ł1 6s 8d, North Stainley.

spellings splint
dates 1453 1510 1559

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