Medieval manuscript image showing men in red and green robes

The Chronicles of Froissart

This exhibition has now ended.

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

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YouTube link to the Chronicles of Froissart video

Did you know?

It's Leeds for designer gear

Greenwood and Batley of Albion Works, Leeds (established in 1854), was one of the most important designers and manufacturers of firearm and ammunition manufacturing equipment in the world.