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The gambeson is shown on Fig. 9, appearing beneath the edge of the hauberk just above the knee.
Quilted garments were still worn, either as the sole defence or as a gambeson under the mail.
The gambeson appearing below the chausses, but covering the chaussons of mail, forming an extra protection to the knee.Armour in England|J. Starkie Gardner
The shirts of mail are edged with wide borders, which may or may not represent the under tunic or gambeson showing beneath.Spanish Arms and Armour|Albert F. Calvert
The "Aketon" appears to be but another name for the gambeson.Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe|John Hewitt