The Visor of a Fourteenth-century Bascinet found at Pevensey Castle

  title={The Visor of a Fourteenth-century Bascinet found at Pevensey Castle},
  author={James G. Mann},
  journal={The Antiquaries Journal},
  pages={412 - 419}
  • J. Mann
  • Published 1 October 1936
  • History
  • The Antiquaries Journal
On 24th November 1932 our Fellow Major C. J. ffoulkes exhibited a mysterious object that had been found during the restoration of Pevensey Castle. Almost immediately afterwards H.M. Office of Works produced from the same site an object about which there can be no doubt whatever. It is a visor of what is possibly the most striking of all medieval headpieces, the hounskull or pig-faced bascinet. Furthermore, it is the first recorded from an English site. 
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