English Civil War armour

Reproduction Swords & Armour - Collectables

Edward Painted Shield 1/2 size (3 Lions) £49.00. Add to Wish List. Roman Tunic. £40.00. Add to Wish List. Ribchester Helmet. £255.00. Add to Wish List.

British Swords – Alban Arms & Armour

An English Officer's Silver Hilted Small Sword by John Carman of London dating to 1720 – 1730.

Arms and Armour of the Civil Wars and the Littlecote House ...

Keith Dowen is Assistant Curator at the Royal Armouries and author of 'Arms and Armour of the English Civil Wars'. He has a particular interest in the production and supply of armour during the 17th century and the role of armoured cavalry on the battlefield. Click for more details and to book

English Civil War arms and armour - PressReader

English Civil War arms and armour Graham Priest takes a look at the equipment used in the field on both sides in the battle between Crown and Parliament - Graham Priest takes a look at the equipment used in the field on both sides in the battle between Crown and Parliament.

Armour - Ambrose Antique Guns, Antique Firearms, …

Of typical English Civil War Period form and a very nice example of a Victorian Period/Early 20th Century English Civil War Pikeman's Armour of, ca. 1640s. Of fine quality with a sharp attention to balance and detail. For similar examples …

Original Armour, English Civil War, Breast Plate, Helmets ...

Antique armour, English Civil War, Sealed knot, Swords, daggers, spears, knives, blades, armour, edged weapons, antiques.

English Civil War Period Harquebusier's Armour – Alban ...

This purely functional English style of armour is synonymous with Oliver Cromwell's victorious New Model Army of the English Civil War years. Typically, the armour consists of three component parts; a breast plate and a back plate plus a three bar lobster pot helmet.

What Armour did the Roundheads wear? – JanetPanic.com

This civil war was a key point event in the history of England because the English monarchy nearly ended forever. The Roundheads won the English civil war because of their more qualified leaders, because they had better tactics despite the fact that they were sometimes outnumbered the Chevaliers.

Littlecote: The English Civil War Armoury – Royal …

The Littlecote House armoury is the most important surviving armoury of the English Civil Wars. This volume contains a history of the armoury and an account of how the collection, threatened by dispersion at auction, was saved …

English Civil War | the-armoury

English Civil War Plain armour for the re-enactment fighting soldier can be finished in plain matt black. This basic armour is the easiest to maintain and repair. Each piece is made to the owner's specific requirements and design.

English Civil War armour displayed for first time in ...

Helmets and armour from the English Civil War will go on display for the first time. A suit of armour for a pikeman, rapier swords and a dented helmet - caused by a sword blade - will go on show ...

What Armour was used in the English Civil War ...

Civil War Armour – acc 2768 This is typical of the armour worn by a harquebusier (horse soldier) in the English Civil Wars: helmet, breastplate and backplate. He would also have worn a leather jacket and thick leather riding boots.

Military Units of the Civil Wars, Commonwealth & Protectorate

Soldiers of the Civil Wars . T here were no standing armies in Britain on the outbreak of the English Civil War in 1642. The only regular military units were the county militias known as trained bands.However, neither side could rely on the trained bands, at least until the territorial limits of the opposing factions were established.

English Civil War Harquebusier Armour – Michael D …

English Civil War Harquebusier Armour. £6,950.00. The helmet of classic form, with a two piece skull, with a single-piece neck-guard embossed with three simulated lames, a pivoted peak fitted with three face bars and struck with …

English Civil Wars | Royal Armouries

The Royal Armouries Museum houses the largest collection of weapons and armour from the English Civil Wars in the world. This part of our …

Soldiers in the English Civil War - History Learning Site

When the English Civil War started in 1642, any notion that soldiers on either side would or should be professional would have been rejected out of hand. However, by the time the war ended, the idea of a well-trained army that nodded towards professionalism and led by able officers had taken root. The historian Martyn …

English Civil War Armor | The English Civil War ...

English Civil War Armor The English Civil War 1 min By Crusader1307 With the advent of gunpowder and early firearms, Armor for use as a protective measure on the battlefield, had waned into almost non-existence. Still, by the 1640s – and the eventual start of the English Civil Wars, it's use was still looked upon as a measure of necessity.

English Civil War armour displayed for first time in ...

Helmets and armour from the English Civil War will go on display for the first time. A suit of armour for a pikeman, rapier swords and a dented helmet - caused by a sword blade - will go on show at...

English Civil War Archive | the-armoury

English Civil War. . All armour can be embellished to suit the character role or flamboyance of the wearer. The finish can be buff or bright steel, aged or blued. Choose from plain or brass fittings, and leather trim in various authentic …

English Civil War Archive | the-armoury

English Civil War. . All armour can be embellished to suit the character role or flamboyance of the wearer. The finish can be buff or bright steel, aged or blued. Choose from plain or brass fittings, and leather trim in various authentic colours. But be careful - if you stand out from the crowd you're likely to be the first one shotte!

English Civil War Glossary - History Learning Site

Corselet: during the English Civil War this usually referred to the armour worn by pikemen. It consisted of a breastplate and a backplate. Cuirassier: heavy cavalry equipped with three-quarter length armour. Rarely seen in the English Civil War though Sir Arthur Hesilrige's 'Lobsters' were classed as cuirassiers.