See five hundred years of spectacular royal armour, offering a fascinating insight into the personalities, power and physical size of England's kings.
See this fascinating exhibition of five centuries of royal armour.
Discover some of the spectacular objects on display at Fit for a King.
Find out why royalty needed armour for protection.
Discover the key pieces of royal armour from the Tudor and Stuart dynasties.
Fight Henry VIII in a foot combat tournament held at the Tower of London.
Get the card and glue out and get yourself ready for the joust!
Take a closer look at head, torso and groin defence with our slideshows.
Find out how a horse’s body is protected with our slideshow.
Henry VIII's armour apron
Browse through 1000 years of history and discover the stories that connect our palaces.
Our palaces: An interactive timeline
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