Tournament Book of King Rene
Master of the Housebook. Jousting Tournament. c. 1475/1485. Schloß Wolfegg
These three rather splendid books dropped through my letter box the other day. The three titles; The Army of King Matthias 1458 -
Funny Pictures Parade armor created for King Erik XIV of Sweden,
Upper part of Farnese Armour, a present of King Philip II of Spain to Alessandro Farnese (1545-1592), famous general and governor of the Netherlands, 1578.
A late-period great bascinet for tournament use. Note the skull and back gorget are formed in one piece, and there are strapping points to secure the helmet ...
Epic German Gothic Waistcoat Corselet with Pauldrons
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The marvellous "mark T" from www.myarmoury.com again, citing this
knight armor: Armour garniture for field & tournament of King Henry VIII, 1540
Bevors with integral back of the neck protection / Bevors with integral back of the neck
Quintus Curtius Rufus, Faits et gestes d'Alexandre Brügge · ca. 1475-