Object Title

Sabaton

Sabaton

Date

c.1850

Object Number

XXI.21

Physical Description

In the late Gothic style, acutly pointed and tapering, with multiple laminations. The surface is artificially corroded. Long rowel spur riveted to the heel.

Bibliographic References

J.Hewitt, Archaeological Journal, 1849, London, VI, p.292.

C ffoulkes, Inventory and survey of the armouries of the Tower of London, London, HMSO, 1916, vol. I: 166-7

Notes

Several similar sabatons are illustrated in Grimshaw's scrapbook. [Royal Armouries Library] This sabaton was transferred from iii.858 on 8 August 1961.