Sunday, 18 November 2012

Back and breast with tassets

 Some examples of these which were the ideal for pikemen in the early Civil War. The Royalists were less well accoutered. Top two images from the Tower Armouries and the bottom one from the NAM, Apparently Holland was the hub for the arms trade at the time and thousands of sets of arms came in compared to the mere hundreds made by British armourers.

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