This would have been light head armor for a basic foot soldier, 'lo these many years ago. Usually militia would have used it. They’d have worn it over a knit cap and under a leather coverup for more complete protection.
An old scottish method to prevent a putt from hopping or sliding off course before rolling was to face the club with fur, giving you a ‘Hairy Putter’. * annnd... pun-nishment achieved.