Object Title

Right gauntlet

Right gauntlet



Object Number



From the collection of W.R. Hearst, St Donat's Castle, Wales, probably purchased 1957. Accessioned from Middle Flint Tower 1987.

Physical Description

Formed of a long, pointed cuff linked by four fluted metacarpal plates to a knuckle plate to which three finger plates and three thumb plates are attached. The thumb is decorated with a roped boss.
Extensively restored.


Dimensions: Height 107 mm; length 380 mm; width 105 mm Weight: 444 g

Inscriptions and Marks




Lent to Dover Castle as part of a composite armour, untill about 1981, together with III.2561-2, III.2565 and III.2573-4


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