Helmet from the tonlet armour of King Henry VIII. English, Southwark, 1520. Made to replace the foot combat armour (II.6) for the great tournament, known as the Champ de Drap d'Or or Field of Cloth of Gold, held between Francois I, King of France and Henry VIII in 1520 (Tower Armouries, II.7)

Object Title

Helmet from the tonlet armour of King Henry VIII. English, Southwark, 1520. Made to replace the foot combat armour (II.6) for the great tournament, known as the Champ de Drap d'Or or Field of Cloth of Gold, held between Francois I, King of France and Henry VIII in 1520 (Tower Armouries, II.7)

Helmet from the tonlet armour of King Henry VIII. English, Southwark, 1520. Made to replace the foot combat armour (II.6) for the great tournament, known as the Champ de Drap d'Or or Field of Cloth of Gold, held between Francois I, King of France and Henry VIII in 1520 (Tower Armouries, II.7)

Reference

RA PH A251.1

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Item

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B/W Negative

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Open access

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Crown Copyright