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Jamb Upright side of a door frame or window Jambarts Armour for the lower leg. See Greaves Joggled Construction held together using overlapping joints Joinery The smaller items of woodwork. Door, windows etc Joist A beam that supports a floor
Keep Donjon; The defendable central part of a Norman castle. Either a Hall-keep with living quaters or a Shell-keep with open centre and walls with a sentry-walk Kern A lightly-armed foot soldier from Ireland or Scotland Keystone The voussoir at the top of the arch or vault Knight A medieval warrior belonging to a lord and providing military service to that lord Knight-Bachelor A lower ranked knight identified by the pennon worn the lance Knight-Banneret A higher ranked knight identified by the banner he flew Knights Templar Military and religious order founded in 1118 (More...)
Lady Chapel Chapel dedicated to the Virgin at the East end of the church Lance A common weapon for both foot-soldiers and cavalry Lancet window Slender pointed window usually found in groups Laver The place where monks could wash within the cloister lierne Small ornamental sections of vaulting rib joining the main ribs Lintel Flat beam above a window or door Longbow A powerful bow up to six foot in height requiring great strength to draw
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