Object Title

Right vambrace

Right vambrace

Date

1570

Object Number

II.188 i

Provenance

Purchased from Gasperoni of Gerrard Street, 1825. Renumbered III.754 by ffoulkes, returned to II.188 by Robinson about 1965.

Physical Description

Comprising an upper cannon with a buff tab, buff loop for the spaudler strap, and a buff band joining the sides, a couter with a permanently riveted reinforcing wing articulated by two lames above and two below, and a lower cannon of two plates hinged on the inside and fastened by a sprung stud on the outside.

Associations

Places Italy

Bibliographic References

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

Notes

Acquired for display as the armour of Edward IV in the 'Line of Kings'.