Do you have any book suggestions for armor and weapons and combat? I've always wanted to learn about this stuff, especially for inspiration during writing, but I can't seem to find books that are either historically accurate or descriptive enough.
If you’re looking for something that has a lot of easy-to-understand pictures and descriptions of combat, I can recommend Sigmond Ringeck’s Knightly Arts of Combat by David Lindholm and Peter Svard. It’s actually meant to be an instructional aid for HEMA, but it has tons of cleanly-illustrated pictures of combat both in and out of armor depicting step-by-step historical combat techniques. It would be an excellent source for writing any story with violence grounded in a 15th century tech level.
– mod Sallet