Church Armour

Object Title

Church Armour

Church Armour


CRIP 4/1/76 [Vol. 100]



Scope and Content

Labelled: 'Church Armour', Consists of a privately printed edition of F.H. Cripps-Day 'On Armour preserved in English Churches' (London, 1922) bound with 'Fragmenta Armamentaria. 4, Church armour' by Francis Henry Cripps-Day and Arthur Richard Dufty (Frome, 1939), with multiple extra illustrations and original photographs interleaved and inserted,

Also includes the following periodical articles by FHCD inserted:

1. 'A Herald's Mourning Hood' from the 'Connoisseur' (March 1934),
2. 'The armour at Chartres' from the 'Connoisseur' 110 (December 1942), 91-95,
3. D. and R. Gilyard Beer, 'Two unrecorded early gauntlets in Ripon Cathedral' in 'Connoisseur' 108 (July 1941), 27,
4. J.G. Mann, 'A sword and helm in Westminster Abbey', in 'Antiquaries Journal', 21.4 (October 1931), 405-409,
5. J.G. Mann, 'A tournament helm in Melbury Sampford Church', in 'Antiquaries Journal' 20.3 (June 1940), 368-379,
6. J.G. Mann, 'The Funeral Achievements of Edward, the Black Prince' (Canterbury, 1950),
7. C. Blair, 'The Blithfield Sallet' in 'Archaeological Journal' 111 (July 1955), 160-167,

Also miscellaneous relevant newspaper cuttings and letters from various correspondents


1 volume

Physical Characteristics / Technical Requirements

Volume in need of rebinding

Access Conditions

Open access



  CRIP 4/1/76 [Vol. 100] - Church Armour