Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1620-1628

Object Number

III.4453

Provenance

Old Tower Collection. Captured from a French ship at the seige of La Rochelle in 1627.

Physical Description

Stamped TOIRAS. Bright.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 420 mm, width at arms 356 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places France

Notes

Double numbered as III.215 corrected 14 08 1992. This object was brought up from the Tower on 26/02/2013, and believed to be III.215. However, the breastplate was marked with both numbers. This has been rectified and the object returned to Store 1, Leeds.