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English, History, Tudors

Henry VIII is known as a king that liked to show off. So for the Field of Cloth of Gold Tournament in 1520, he ordered a brand new suit of armour to make sure he looked his best. However, it was not all plain sailing for the King and his royal armourers…

Watch the two videos below to explore the story of Henry’s armours. Then download the Field of Cloth of Gold Tudor Home Learning Pack (pdf, 1MB) to complete the activities and learn more about armour in Tudor times.



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Field of Cloth of Gold Tudor Home Learning Pack (pdf, 940 KB)

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