Armour in England, 1325–99

  title={Armour in England, 1325–99},
  author={T. Richardson},
  journal={Journal of Medieval History},
  pages={304 - 320}
A dramatic change in the personal armour of the knightly classes occurred across the whole of Europe in the middle of the fourteenth century: the addition of plate armour on top of the mail defences that had been worn since the time of the Roman empire. This change is documented in England by the series of monumental effigies and brasses, as well as a very few surviving examples. The story is supplemented by documentary records, especially those of the armoury at the Tower of London, which shed… Expand
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