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The basinet now rested on the gorget, and was so arranged that the head could be turned to right and left.A Handbook of Pictorial History|Henry W. Donald
But in the latter half of the 13th century the basinet was developed into a complete war head-dress and replaced the heaume.
The original small basinet was a light open cap, with a peaked crown.
And yet I would wager my basinet to a prentice's flat cap that it is not, for a moment, to be compared to Acre.'The Boy Crusaders|John G. Edgar
The basinet, then, is the battle head-dress of nobles, knights and sergeants in the 14th century.