Armour of the elector Christian I of Saxony.

Foot jousting armour, originally a set of 12, but only 6 left. No leg harness, as intended for fighting on foot at the barriers. Surface is blued and decorated. Marks on helmet show considerable use.

Provenance

Clarence Mackay; RW Lloyd


Royal Armouries Museum

Armouries Drive, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS10 1LT
0113 220 1999
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Opening times

Mon – Sun, 10am – 5pm Closed 24 – 26 Dec

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