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Arming the Knight

Arming the Knight

Discover how a knight would dress for battle in the late 15th century.

Learn about the many different parts that make up a full suit of armour and what they are used for.

Do you know what greaves are, why rivets were important, the role an arming jack played and how knights could determine their enemies when the armour all looked the same? 

This brilliant video from History's Maid will answer these questions and more as it shows a squire dressing a medieval knight!

Last updated on 30 March 2023