Definitions for "Sallet"
A light kind of helmet, with or without a visor, introduced during the 15th century.
A type of late-medieval, open-faced helmet. (Prestwich, Michael. Armies and Warfare in the Middle Ages: The English Experience, 348) Type of helmet, unattached to neck armour and with or without a visor. (Seward, Desmond. Henry V: The Scourge of God, 224) Helmet with a fixed or pivoted visor and extended "tail" to protect the neck, worn by both infantry and mounted men in the fifteenth century. It was often worn in conjunction with a bevor. (Wise, Terence. Medieval Warfare, 250) Related terms: Armor / Bascinet / Cerevelliere / Close-Helmet / Coif / Cabacete / Kettle Hat