||The massacre of the innocents|
|The angel's message to the shepherds||Steven waters Herod's horses|
Referenced on p350, Arms and Armour of the Crusading Era, 1050-1350, Western Europe and the Crusader States by David Nicolle.
978A-C 'Massacre of the Innocents', painted ceiling, Sweden, late 13th century
(in situ church, Dädesjo, Sweden)
Although one of the warriors on this painted ceiling has an up-to-date great helm (B), neither figure seems to have mittens on their long-sleeved mail hauberks. Both wear mail chausses. Shields are now smaller (B and C), flat-topped, and almost triangular.
Referenced on p.45 MAA - 436 - The Scandinavian Baltic Crusades 1100-1500 by David Lindholm, David Nicolle and Angus McBride
Swedish panel paintings, 13th century
(Top left) Note at right the warrior with a flat-topped great helm, a shortened kite shield with a rounded top, and a surcoat.
(Top right) Both warriors wear full mail and carry swords, one having a smaller 'heater'-shaped shield slung on his back.