Tuesday, 31 March 2009

Henry's Armour.

To mark the 500th anniversary since Henry 8th came to the throne the Tower of London is exhibiting ,from 3rd April, one of his suits of armour.This gigantic piece is on loan from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
The full story can be found
here.

2 comments:

Marie Burton said...

Thanks for posting... I wonder how it came to be that this is On loan from NY? Isn't that interesting how these artifacts wind up all over the place? I wouldn't have thought that I would go to NY to see Henry's armor, at least it is where it belongs right now (for the time being)in London.

Jenny Girl said...

Wow! That is one huge suit of armour. How did they fight in those things...really!