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Paskal Supporting Member of TMP10 Jan 2019 11:44 p.m. PST

How the sergeants of the order of hospitallers could wear the "Chapel de Fer"(kettle hat) with the "cappa clausa" (The "coule", also called cuculle (of Latin cucullus), is a hooded clothing worn by the monks. )?

Because with the hood it's impossible

Glengarry510 Jan 2019 11:50 p.m. PST

Maybe they wore the helmet over the hood?

Karellian Knight11 Jan 2019 5:54 a.m. PST

Perhaps you wear either, but not both at the same time.

Paskal Supporting Member of TMP12 Jan 2019 6:13 a.m. PST

I was told the same thing as Karelian Knight …

But maybe the "Kettle Hat" was not used in that order?

Personal logo Swampster Supporting Member of TMP13 Jan 2019 5:01 a.m. PST

Leave the hood down.

Paskal Supporting Member of TMP13 Jan 2019 6:37 a.m. PST

Yes I was told that too, it's excellent…

But I think it's weird …

Personal logo Swampster Supporting Member of TMP13 Jan 2019 3:59 p.m. PST

No weirder than wearing something in battle that was so unsuitable they were given dispensation to not wear it – eventually.

Paskal Supporting Member of TMP14 Jan 2019 12:05 a.m. PST

And then it's the ideal helmet of the sergeants … So in combat he wears it and the hood is lowered …

Finally, I hope…

And for the field of vision it's better to have the hood down in combat.

goragrad14 Jan 2019 12:39 p.m. PST

It is my understanding that helmets were often only donned for combat or when there was a was imminent threat of combat.

Other head coverings being worn until then.

Paskal Supporting Member of TMP14 Jan 2019 11:31 p.m. PST

The problem is that he has Templar representations with the Kettle Hat and there are none for the hospitallers?

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