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The Tower armoury in the fourteenth century

Author: Thom Richardson; Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds (England),
Publisher: [Leeds] : Royal Armouries Museum, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The documents surviving from the privy wardrobe, the department which administrated the Tower armoury under Edward III, Richard II and Henry IV, provide a unique insight into the use of arms and armour in England as the Hundred Years War unfolded. Here, Thom Richardson expertly brings these documents to life. He answers many long-standing questions and challenges a number of assumptions, notably about the use of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thom Richardson; Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds (England),
ISBN: 9780948092756 0948092750
OCLC Number: 1042941813
Description: 256 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Thom Richardson.

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The documents surviving from the privy wardrobe provide a unique perspective on the use of arms and armour in England as the Hundred Years War unfolded. Thom Richardson uses these documents to offer  Read more...

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Based on a remarkable series of financial records, painstakingly analysed by one of the world's leading experts on arms and armour, this book is a brilliant assessment of how the English crown Read more...

 
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