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


A special exhibition in the White Tower at the Tower of London, commemorating the 600th anniversary of the battle of Agincourt.

23 October 2015

Tower of London

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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; and smaller versions were named after birds of prey such as saker and falcon.