Dispelling some Medieval armour myths (with cool pics) -- click for some really interesting reading!

Dispelling some Medieval armour myths (with cool pics)

The jousting armor of Dr. Tobias Capwell, scholar and warrior. A unique armour in the English style, circa 1440 - made of hardened and tempered medium carbon steel with rich gilt ornamentation and gilt chainmail. A real Iron Man.

Thranduil's "leather feather" armour from "The Hobbit". - WOAH THIS IS SO COOL I DIDN'T KNOW IT LOOKED LIKE WINGS!!!

Thranduil's "leather feather" armour from "The Hobbit". LOTR armour is always incredibly detailed and well thought out.

Timeline of Medieval Armor Development ✤ || CHARACTER DESIGN REFERENCES | キャラクターデザイン • Find more at https://www.facebook.com/CharacterDesignReferences

Educational charts of arms and armor / prepared by Bashford Dean, ill. Rowland and Hashime Murayama :: Metropolitan Museum of Art Publications

Fighter Knight Cavalier Armor - Pathfinder PFRPG DND D&D d20 fantasy

That's Just Cool: European knights had the coolest armor of all, with the possible exception of the samurai. When I was in high school I practiced my drawing skills by sketching fully armored knights.

Some Unattributed Medieval Armor

“Some say that the age of chivalry is past, that the spirit of romance is dead. The age of chivalry is never past, so long as there is a wrong left unredressed on earth.

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