Object Title

Brigandine fragment

Brigandine fragment



Object Number

III.48 a


Old Tower Collection.

Physical Description

Section from left armpit.


Dimensions: height 270 mm, width 240 mm


Bibliographic References

Ian Eaves, 'On the Remains of a Jack of Plate Excavated from Beeston Castle in Cheshire', The Journal of The Arms and Armour Society, vol.XIII, no.2, September 1989, pp.81-154, p.84.

G.F. Laking, A Record of European Armour and Arms through Seven Centuries, Vol.II, 1920, p.179, fig.544.

Charles ffoulkes, Inventory and Survey of the Armouries of the Tower of London, Vol.1, London, 1916, p. 144.

Harold, Viscount Dillon, Illustrated Guide to the Armouries, Tower of London, London, 1910, pl.1.

John Hewitt, Official Catalogue of the Tower Armouries, London, 1859, p.19.

Claude Blair, European Armour, B.T. Batsford Ltd., London, 1958, p.228-29 detail.