A dismounted knight and one of the king's guards to King Henry VIII, 1525. The knight holds a mace or martel de fer, drapery lamboys covering half the breastplate. Guard in arming doublet with chainmail sleeves, carrying a spontoon shield and pike. Handcoloured lithograph by Maddocks after an illustration by S.R. Meyrick from Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick's A Critical Inquiry into Antient Armour, John Dowding, London, 1842.

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A dismounted knight and one of the king's guards to King Henry VIII, 1525. The knight holds a mace or martel de fer, drapery lamboys covering half the breastplate. Guard in arming doublet with chainmail sleeves, carrying a spontoon shield and pike. Handcoloured lithograph by Maddocks after an illustration by S.R. Meyrick from Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick's A Critical Inquiry into Antient Armour, John Dowding, London, 1842.
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Image ID: ME2X29