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Armour of Emperor Ferdinand I Nuremberg,Kunz Lochner,1549

Armour of Emperor Ferdinand I Nuremberg,Kunz Lochner,1549

Armor of an Officer of the Imperial Palace Guard - Chinese 17th century

Armor of an Officer of the Imperial Palace Guard - Chinese 17th century

The Field Armor of King Henry VIII of England “This impressive armor was made for Henry VIII (r. 1509–47) towards the end of his life when he was overweight and crippled with gout. Constructed for use on horse and on foot it was probably worn by the king during his last military campaign, the siege of Boulogne in 1544.”

The Field Armor of King Henry VIII of England “This impressive armor was made for Henry VIII (r. 1509–47) towards the end of his life when he was overweight and crippled with gout. Constructed for use on horse and on foot it was probably worn by the king during his last military campaign, the siege of Boulogne in 1544.”

Properly made armour does not restrict movement, armour like this actually has a greater range of movement than the human inside it.

Dispelling some Medieval armour myths (with cool pics)

Properly made armour does not restrict movement, armour like this actually has a greater range of movement than the human inside it.

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