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European armour in the Tower of London.

A. R. Dufty

European armour in the Tower of London.

by A. R. Dufty

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Published by HMSO .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At head of title: Ministry of Public Building and Works.

ContributionsGreat Britain. Ministry of Public Building and Works.
The Physical Object
Pagination25p.,ill.,31cm
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20636801M

Get this from a library! European arms & armour: iIllustrated with engravings in the text and 42 plates from actual examples, missals, illuminated mss., brasses, effigies, etc., and from original research in the British Museum, the Tower of London, Wallace collection, rotunda at Woolwich, many private collections, etc.. [Charles Henry Ashdown]. Dr Samuel Rush Meyrick’s book A Critical Enquiry into Ancient Armour was published in and was highly critical of the Line of Kings. So in a new, purpose-built gallery, called the New Horse Armoury, was constructed on the south side of the White Tower.

The items shown and described in the book range from the s through to the late s, and are a super cross section of the Renaissance arms used by European kingdoms and their armies. In the year history of the Tower of London, this is the first exhibition of its treasures of arms and armour ever lent beyond its walls. Volume 1: European Armour is the first catalog to offer a comprehensive inventory of this substantial and historically significant collection in more than one hundred years. Among the highlights of the collection are imposing sets of Greenwich armor created in the sixteenth century.

Feb 8, - A treatise on ancient armour and weapons, illustrated by plates taken from the original armour in the tower of London, and other arsenals, museums, and cabinets: Grose, Francis, ? Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming: Internet Archive. The Tower of London and the garderobae armorum. Randall Storey. Royal Armouries Yearbook: 3 () The history of such a treasured monument as the Tower of London is a famed account full of epic events and infamous deeds. Its place in the nation’s capital only ensured for it a reputation as a great castle and monument.


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