Medieval manuscript image showing men in red and green robes

The Chronicles of Froissart

This exhibition has now ended.

Leeds
8th December 2007 – 6th April 2008

Explore the history of the Hundred Years’ War through first hand accounts and experience the beauty of rare medieval manuscripts with cutting-edge digital photography in this new exhibition.

See an original manuscript of one of John Froissart’s Chronicles – a survivor of the battle of Agincourt.

Compare the pictures of Medieval armour with the real thing and see the finest surviving example of a 14th Century helmet.

This exhibition has now closed but you can experience it through the video tour.

The Chronicles of Froissart video tour

This video will open in fullscreen on YouTube.com.

YouTube link to the Chronicles of Froissart video

EASTER TOURNAMENT 2015

Enjoy the thrills and spills of authentic medieval jousting in the heart of Leeds.

03 April 2015

Leeds

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Did you know?

4 Eiffel Towers

During the siege of Sebastopol the British fired about 10,000 tonnes of iron shot; the French fired 510,000 round shot, 236,000 howitzer shells and 350,000 mortar shells – a total of around 43,000 tonnes of iron! About the same weight as 4 Eiffel Towers.