Object Title

Pair of cuisses and poleyns

Pair of cuisses and poleyns



Object Number

III.951 A-B


Possibly Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

The fan-plates have chamfered edges instead of roped and an embossed, roped rib extends from the centre to the central point of the knees.


Dimensions: Left: height: 400 mm (15.8 in); width: 166 mm (6.6 in); depth: 5.9 in). Right: height 400 mm (15.8 in); width 165 mm (6.5 in); depth 150 mm (5.9 in) Weight: Left: 955 g (2 lb 1 oz), right: 800 g (1 lb 12 oz)

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Bibliographic References

G Rimer, T Richardson and J P D Cooper, Henry VIII: arms and the man, Leeds, 2009,