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Author Walker, Paul F., author.

Title The history of armour 1100-1700 / Paul F. Walker.

Publication Info. Ramsbury, Marlborough : The Crowood Press, 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  355.8241 W153h 2013    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description 128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
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Summary This book offers a detailed account of how armour developed through the Medieval, Tudor, Elizabethan and Civil War eras, carefully itemizing the subtle changes over a six hundred year period. Each chapter focuses on an individual area of body protection, charting the evolution of each piece over time, from helmets and chest protection to arm guards, gauntlets, leg guards and sabatons. The book also encompasses the use of weaponry and its evolution, including protection for the horse.
Bibliography Includes index.
Subject Armor -- Great Britain -- History.
Armor -- Great Britain -- Design and construction.
Armor. (OCoLC)fst00814840
Armor -- Design and construction. (OCoLC)fst00814842
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9781847974525

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