Object Title

Three-quarter armour

Three-quarter armour

Date

1545-1555

Object Number

II.164

Provenance

Acquired in 1951. From the Armoury of the Earls of Pembroke at Wilton House and the collection of Major H. D. Barnes

Physical Description

Consists of close helmet, gorget, breast and backplate pauldrons and vambrace, associated gauntlets, and associated tassets III.1269 A and B.

Dimensions

Weight: 39 lb

Inscriptions and Marks

An indistinct mark is struck at the neck.

Associations

Bibliographic References

A.R. Dufty and W. Reid, European Armour in the Tower of London, 1968, plate LXII

Notes

Compare II.175. Tassets are associated, iii.1269 a-b.