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Knights Templar Dagger

Knights Templar Dagger

The Knights Templar were a powerful crusading order of knights founded in the 11th Century with many of their number recruited from England and France. There are many Templar castles and churches throughout England including the Temple Church in London made famous in The Da Vinci Code. The Knights…

£55.00

Pigface Bascinet

Pigface Bascinet

The Pigface Bascinet helmet or Hounskull (from the German "Hound's Hood") was a popular helmet from the 14th Century as was worn by both English and French knights at famous battles such as Crecy (1346) and Poitiers (1356). A depiction of this style of bascinet can be seen on the…

£125.00

Renaissance Rapier

Renaissance Rapier

The rapier began to develop at around the turn of the 15th century as the Spanish espada ropera or "dress sword". It was a fast and light single handed sword designed for cutting and thrusting. In 1570 the Italian swordmaster Signior Rocco Bonetti settled in England and advocated the use…

£129.00

Mini Gun Crossbow

Mini Gun Crossbow

The crossbow revolutionised infantry warfare allowing armies to field large numbers of missile troops without the expense of having to employ skilled archers who were usually trained from boyhood. Armies of Mercenary Crossbowmen were not uncommon and as many as 3000 were employed in battles such as…

£25.00

Suit of Gothic Armour with stand

Suit of Gothic Armour with stand

Gothic Armour was a popular style of armour in England and Germany during the late 15th Century. It was influenced by the peaks and ridges of Gothic architecture and art of the period and by the 1480's it was considered to be the best armour in Europe. It was worn by knights and nobles on both…

£999.00

Edward Painted Shield (3 Lions)

Edward Painted Shield (3 Lions)

Edward I was one of England's great warrior kings. He embodied the medieval ideal of kingship as a soldier administrator and a man of faith. He accomplished many military feats during his reign including the conquest of Wales and Scotland (earning him the title "Hammer of the Scots")…

£85.00

Roman Legionary Helmet

Roman Legionary Helmet

This style of Roman Legionary Helmet or "galea" dates from the 1st Century BC to the 2nd century AD. It is of the "Imperial Gallic" type a style influenced heavily by the craftsmen of Gaul (France) This style of helmet was no doubt worn by Roman Legionaries during Julius…

£75.00

Mini Suit of Armour

Mini Suit of Armour

…allowing the wearer freedom to move and fight. The polished surfaces gave rise to the term "Alwyte Armour" and made it hard for blades and arrowheads to gain purchase. The Mini Suit of Armour is a 1/3 scale replica and is fully articulated like the original. It comes complete with stand…

£299.00

Twin Ball Flail

Twin Ball Flail

…Twin Ball Flail could be a devastating weapon. It was capable of inflicting terrible wounds and could cause damage through all but the toughest of armour. It could be used on horseback or on foot and had greater range and power than a mace - although it did require more skill to wield. One of the…

£39.00

Jousting Knight

Jousting Knight

A meticulously crafted model adorned with the distinctive armour of a jousting knight. Manufactured by Ancestors of Dover this pewter-plated figurine has been painstakingly created with the use of a magnifying glass to capture minute detailing such as chainmail and weaponry embellishments. Made from…

£20.00

Large English Heritage Dragon

Large English Heritage Dragon

…dragon made exclusively for English Heritage. Our very own dragon is hardly the creature of myths breathing fire and killed by knights in shining armour. With his big eyes and appealing smile he is far too sweet! Guaranteed to become a favourite children's toy our dragon is a great gift idea for…

£15.00

Henry 8th Combat Armour Figure

Henry 8th Combat Armour Figure

…and the foot combat armour is the first surviving example of their work. The suit is extremely unusual encasing the whole of the body in armour and leaving no gaps at all. There are only 2 or 3 other suits of armour in the world that cover so much of the body. The suit of armour was produced for the…

£9.50

Papo Figure - Knight in Blue Armour

Papo Figure - Knight in Blue Armour

…the castle from all enemy. Standing at approximately 9.5cm tall. The hand-painted highly-detailed red armoured knight is complete with a large silver and gold shield full body armour with a blue feather plume and shining sword.The Papo blue Armoured Knight is part of the Papo medieval collection.

£6.00

Papo Figure - Knight in Red Armour

Papo Figure - Knight in Red Armour

…the castle from all enemies. Standing at approximately 9.5cm tall. The hand-painted highly-detailed red armoured knight is complete with a large silver and gold shield full body armour with a red feather plume and shining sword.The Papo Red Armoured Knight is part of the Papo medieval collection.

£6.00

Knight in 16th Century Tournament Foot Armour

Knight in 16th Century Tournament Foot Armour

This amazingly detailed highly collectable 16th Century scaled suit of armour was inspired by the original. Over a foot tall this museum quality hand-painted designer resin sculpture showcases gauntlets helmets and sword finished in faux silver with gold detailing.Key…

£70.00

Replica Breastplate

Replica Breastplate

…front portion of plate armour covering the torso. It has been an armour mainstay since ancient times and was one of the last pieces of functional armour to be used on the battlefield because it protected the vital organs without limiting mobility.This two piece (muscle armour) breat and back plate…

£100.00

Corbridge Lorica Segmentata

Corbridge Lorica Segmentata

…Roman finds of the past century. The armour found there has since helped to shape Roman historians' understanding of Roman armour. The intricate designs and astonishingly preserved leather and textiles helped people to understand how Roman armour was assembled and it was this discovery…

£175.00

Gothic Gauntlets

Gothic Gauntlets

Gothic Armour was a popular style of armour in England and Germany during the late 15th Century. It was influenced by the peaks and ridges of Gothic architecture and art of the period and by the 1480's it was considered to be the best armour in Europe. It was worn by knights and nobles on both…

£145.00

Zinc Plated Mail Coif

Zinc Plated Mail Coif

Mail was thought to have been invented by the Celts. The earliest example was found in a Celtic Chieftain's burial in Romania. It was a popular form of defence for the warrior elite of the Viking and Early Medieval periods. It is often (wrongly) referred to as chainmail but this terminology was…

£39.00

Edward Painted Shield 1/2 size (3 Lions)

Edward Painted Shield 1/2 size (3 Lions)

Edward I was one of England's great warrior kings. He embodied the medieval ideal of kingship as a soldier administrator and a man of faith. He accomplished many military feats during his reign including the conquest of Wales and Scotland (earning him the title "Hammer of the Scots")…

£49.00

Roman Scutum Shield

Roman Scutum Shield

The Roman Scutum (meaning shield) formed part of the standard equipment issued to the Roman Legionary. By the time of the invasion of Britain by Emperor Claudius in AD 43 this style of scutum (there has been other earlier designs) was becoming more widespread but was not yet the standard pattern.…

£99.00

Gothic Sallet

Gothic Sallet

Gothic Armour was a popular style of armour in England and Germany during the late 15th Century. It was influenced by the peaks and ridges of Gothic architecture and art of the period and by the 1480's it was considered to be the best armour in Europe. It was worn by knights and nobles on both…

£125.00

English Civil War Cavalry Helmet

English Civil War Cavalry Helmet

…Roundheads wore helmets is eloquently disproved by a surviving order signed by Charles I himself for 33 'potts' along with other cavalry armour for the use of his own troop of horse in 1642. Another order this time from the Parliamentarian authorities dating to 1644 for 300 "potts with…

£100.00

Pigface Bacinet Helmet

Pigface Bacinet Helmet

The earliest versions of the bascinet at the beginning of the 14th century had no visors and were worn underneath larger "great helms." After the initial clash of lances the great helm was often discarded during fierce hand-to-hand combat as it impeded breathing and vision. Thus having a…

£125.00

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