Одно из лучших решений в относительно недорогом доспехостроении — Jack of plate. Колет с зашитыми в подкладку пластинами, аналогичен мелкопластинчатым поздним бригантинам, но не требует клепки. Датирован 1560 гг, хранится в Royal Armouries, Leeds, UK. Dimensions: Height as mounted: 620mm; width: 510 mm; depth: 380mm; Weight: 8567g
Iron guntlet from a mass grave, battle of Visby, fought in July 1361 on the Swedish Baltic island of Gotland, between invading Danish troops and the local, Gutnish, forces. The Danish won a decisive victory. Due to the heat, the dead had to be disposed of quickly, and many were buried in their armour. The archaeological excavation of one of the mass graves, in the 1930s, revealed over 1000 skeletons.
The Arming Coat of the Edward the Black Prince, which, hung over his tomb in Canterbury Cathedral from his death in 1376 until WWII. From hanging in Canterbury Cathedral for nearly 600 years, the arming coat of the Black Prince was very fragile. The jupon displays the Prince’s personal heraldry as the Prince of Wales. It is constructed of blue silk velvet upon which fleurs de lis are embroidered in gilt thread and red silk velvet upon which lions are embroidered in gilt thread.