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Deeds not Words: The History of Modern Jousting

Deeds not Words: The History of Modern Jousting

No longer relegated to the past, discover the history of the modern joust in this lecture, originally made for a Russian conference, by arms and armour curator Tobias Capwell.  

Posted by The Wallace Collection on 24 May 2017 in Collections

A Victory, but not Against the Odds

A Victory, but not Against the Odds

To mark the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt, Arms and Armour Curator Tobias Capwell separates the myths from the facts to explore what really happened on that dramatic … Read More

Posted by The Wallace Collection on 23 October 2015 in Collections

Here Comes the Sun-King

Here Comes the Sun-King

September 2015 marks the 300th anniversary of the death of the French King Louis XIV. This month we’ll be exploring the artistic legacy of Louis with a series of blogs … Read More

The Puzzle Armour

The Puzzle Armour

Toby Capwell, our Curator of Arms and Armour, reports back from his trip to Germany and the successful attempt to solve the mystery of the ‘Puzzle Armour’. A few years … Read More

Posted by The Wallace Collection on 31 March 2014 in Conservation