Object Title

Upper part of grandguard

Upper part of grandguard

Date

1605-1615

Object Number

III.865

Provenance

Probably transferred from the Palace at Greenwich, 1649.

Physical Description

From the same armour as III.52. Decorated with three embossed recessed bands, two roses, a thistle and a fleur-de-lys.

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( 1 lb 12 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Notes

This piece and III.52 are similar to armours made for Henry, Prince of Wales and George Clifford, Earl of Cumberland, both of which are blued, etched and gilt. RC3: Royal association to be noted on loan papers to the Board of Trustees of the Royal Armouries.