Armour Research Society to hold conference in London

The Armour Research Society "is bringing together some of the finest minds in the field of arms and armour research from both the United Stated and Europe." The conference will take place March 31-April 1, 2007 at The Wallace Collection, Hertford House in London.

Speakers and topics include:

  • Alan Williams, PhD - Recent Metallurgical Studies on Ulfberht Sword Blades - "Oriental Steel in Viking Swords"
  • Ralph Moffat - The Manner of Arming the Knight for the Tournament: A Reappraisal of an Important Early-Fourteenth Century Tournament Treatise
  • Jan-Piet Puype - "Amour in a Dutch Context" or "Armour in the Legermuseum, Delft " (working titles)
  • Peter Johnsson - "Manufacturing of Swords"
  • Douglas Strong - "Similarities in Surviving Examples of 14th Century Helmets"

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