Foot combat armour

Object of the Month for April: Henry VIII’s Foot Combat armour

In this monthly blog series, our collections team will write about their Object of the Month, chosen from our collection. This month's object has been chosen in anticipation for our jousting event that will be held at the at the Royal Armouries in Leeds between 14-17 April. Karen Watts, our Senior Curator for Armour and … Continue reading Object of the Month for April: Henry VIII’s Foot Combat armour

Meet the Marshall: Lady of the Joust Kyle Van Dolah-Evans

Started riding: 3 years old in California Started competing (show jumping/ eventing): 9 Top 10 young eventers in US by age 18 Moved to England: 2010 By day: Engineering planner By Knight: Performed at various displays (usually side saddle) for English Heritage, The Royal Armouries, and Destrier. Served as Lady of the Tournament for the Royal Armouries last … Continue reading Meet the Marshall: Lady of the Joust Kyle Van Dolah-Evans

Meet the Jouster: Stacy Van Dolah-Evans #TeamEngland

  Age: 40 High: 5'11 Weight: 12.5 stone Armour: Burgundian Export 1475-1490 Motto: Mors Aut Gloria – Death or Glory Jousting: 16 years Strengths: experience in Jousting & Melee. Won the Royal Armouries melee at the Easter Tournament 2015. Weakness: NONE! (Perhaps overconfidence?) Stacy is the producer of the International Tournament of Arundel Castle and … Continue reading Meet the Jouster: Stacy Van Dolah-Evans #TeamEngland