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Late 17th Century Pikeman's Armour




Description

A Pikeman's back and breastplate from around 1660 of the pattern used during the English Civil War. It also shows the hinged plates which would have covered the wearer's lower abdomen and upper leg area. Also the the left can be seen a Lobster helm and to the right a standard Morion.

Location

Taken at the York Castle Museum, York, England, 2003

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