Close helmet from a field and tournament armour of King Henry VIII. English, Greenwich, dated 1540. Possible intended for wear at the tournament held during 15 May 1540 to celebrate May Day. Made by Erasmus Kyrkenar and decorated by Giovanni di Maiano or Francis Quelblaunce based on designs by Hans Holbein the Younger (Tower Armouries, II.8); Close helmet; Close helmet

Object Title

Close helmet from a field and tournament armour of King Henry VIII. English, Greenwich, dated 1540. Possible intended for wear at the tournament held during 15 May 1540 to celebrate May Day. Made by Erasmus Kyrkenar and decorated by Giovanni di Maiano or Francis Quelblaunce based on designs by Hans Holbein the Younger (Tower Armouries, II.8); Close helmet; Close helmet

Close helmet from a field and tournament armour of King Henry VIII. English, Greenwich, dated 1540. Possible intended for wear at the tournament held during 15 May 1540 to celebrate May Day. Made by Erasmus Kyrkenar and decorated by Giovanni di Maiano or Francis Quelblaunce based on designs by Hans Holbein the Younger (Tower Armouries, II.8); Close helmet; Close helmet

Reference

RA PH A3269.3

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Item

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B/W Negative

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Open access

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Crown Copyright