A curious variety of the chausson and chausses is found in the figure of a knight from Roy.
The surcoat and the chausses were essential features of the period.
Finally, the sleeves of the jacket were carried over the fingers, and a continuation of the chausses protected the toes.
The gambeson appearing below the chausses, but covering the chaussons of mail, forming an extra protection to the knee.
chausses, which had been generally worn up to this period, began to give place to the separate breeches and hose.
Hosen wiute vampez, stockings without feet; the chausses were usually footed.
Its removal was ordered, and in the same year chausses were built across the fen, one to Hoxton and another to Islington.
In the first of these illustrations only the front of the leg is covered, and the chausses are laced at the back.
Father John of Gatesden boldly throws aside alb and chasuble to don the knightly hauberk and chausses in good earnest.
To the chausses, whether of chain-mail or of banded-mail, are sometimes added Poleyns (or knee-pieces) of plate.