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Siege of Smolensk (1609-1611). Jan Wejher was hit by a cannon ball shot by a Russian on the rampart. He was saved by his cuirass, which was dented but not penetrated. Wejher barely survived; when he recovered he donated his armour to the Carmelite Monastery in Loretto. Unfortunately, this was NOT his armour.

Breastplate with firearm damage. English or Flemish, about 1590

Stock Photo : Helmet for close combat on foot, 1490-1492, which belonged to Maximilian I of Habsburg (1459-1519), in Augsburg by armourer Lorenz Helmschmid, Germany, 15th century

Stock Photo : Helmet for close combat on foot, which belonged to Maximilian I of Habsburg in Augsburg by armourer Lorenz Helmschmid, Germany, century

KHM Wien S XI - Jousting armour by Jörg and Lorenz Helmschmid back.jpg, A back view of some jousting armour created for Maximillian I by Jörg and Lorenz Helmschmid, circa 1494. Located in the Kunsthistoriches Museum Neue Burg arms and armour collection. (photo by Sandstein)  You can see and download a huge version of this photo at: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/11/KHM_Wien_S_XI_-_Jousting_armour_by_Jörg_and_Lorenz_Helmschmid_back.jpg

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15th Century, Armour, Medieval, Gothic, Goth, Body Armor, Middle Ages

Lots of lames, but how are they fastened?  Henry VIII

Lots of lames, but how are they fastened? Henry VIII I really like the idea of these compression articulations

Extant 15th Century German Gothic Armour -- myArmoury.com

Some decades later than Joan but more the Italian white armour style with open helmet as favoured by her.

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