Picture Of Armour For Gustav I Of Sweden

Picture Of Armour For Gustav I Of Sweden

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Livrustkammaren (The Royal Armoury) / Göran Schmidt / CC BY-SA

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History of Plate Armor

Plate armor is one some of the most popular and influential armor type ever created. It was extensively used from the time it was first created around 3500 years ago in the Bronze Age to the 19th century when gunpowder warfare sounded the end of the era of metal armors.

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