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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.”

King Henry VIII field armor. This was made for him towards the end of his life, when he was at his largest. This is 50 lbs of steel!

Yelmo perteneciente a la "Armadura< de Mühlberg" del Emperador Carlos V. Augsburgo, 1544. Desiderius Helmschmid, armero aleman documentado entre 1513–1579 - Helm of The "Mühlberg Armor" of Charles V, Augsburg, 1544 etched, embossed, and gilt steel Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería, Madrid.