Great Helmet, William of Staunton, 1326 AD


Great Helmet, William de Staunton, 1326 AD


This helmet is a reconstruction of an image on a stone relief depicting William of Staunton,

dated 1326 and displayed in in Staunton church, Norfolkshire, England.

The "Great Helmet" was often worn over a smaller, lighter helmet (for example secret helmet).

They helmets were common throughout Europe in the middle ages, and numerous contemporary images,

miniatures and originals found in Germany, Flanders, England, Italy, Swizerland, Austria, etc. prove the popularity of this helmet type.

They were used during the famous battles of Crecy (1346) and Poitiers (1356).


New delivery arrived:  improved quality compared to the first lot!

- includes comfortable leather inlay
- suitable for head circumference up to 62 cm
- material: approx. 2 mm steel, leather
- finish: polished and blackened (oiled)
- weight: approx. 3.5 kg

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  • Model: 1716382912
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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 09 November, 2010.

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