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

Did you know?

Thunder birds are go!

Artillery pieces before about 1700 were often classified by names. A rare type of very big gun was known as a basilisk, a more common long powerful gun was known as a culverin while smaller versions were named after birds of prey such as saker and falcon.