Fit for a King

Fit for a King

Fit for a King

See five hundred years of spectacular royal armour, offering a fascinating insight into the personalities, power and physical size of England's kings.

 

  1. Visiting Fit for a King
    See this stunning collection of five centuries of royal armour on display at the Tower of London
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  2. A King's guide to armour
    Find out how different sets of armour were used by their royal owners.
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  3. Fun and games
    Get out the card and glue and make your own amazing helmet.
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  4. Armour glossary: what goes where?
    Buffes, greaves, crinets – what are they and what do they protect? Find out here.
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