Origin of heaume
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The name is supposed to be a corruption of heaumet, the diminutive of heaume, the great helm of the fourteenth century.Armour & Weapons|Charles John Ffoulkes
In the reign of Richard I., the close-fitting helmet was superseded by the Heaume, great helm or tilting helmet.A Handbook of Pictorial History|Henry W. Donald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.
This was used alternately to, and even in conjunction with, the large heavy heaume.
The larger and heavier salades were also often used instead of the heaume in tournaments.