Staff and Trustees

Royal Armouries is governed by a Board of Trustees, and managed by an Executive Board under the leadership of the Director General and Master of the Armouries.

Did you know?

Is newer better?

The last cast-iron British smoothbore cannon – the 68 pounders – were the same calibre (8 inches) as the heaviest guns of King Henry VIII three hundred years earlier. Their performance was probably not very different either!