Arms & Armour

Arms & Armour is a leading multidisciplinary journal publishing research from scholars around the world on the use, development, decoration and display of arms and armour throughout history. The journal engages with many areas of academic study including ancient, medieval, military and modern history; the history of science and technology; the fine and visual arts; design; ballistics; forensic science; war and conflict studies and museology. The journal also includes reviews of recently published books, and announcements and accounts of seminars, conferences and events.

Arms & Armour, formerly the Royal Armouries Yearbook, is edited under the auspices of the Royal Armouries, the UK's national museum of arms and armour. Articles are anonymously peer reviewed by leading experts in the field.

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Latest articles

Volume 12 (1)

Thom Richardson, vol. 12 (1): 1-3
The French 75 mm Modèle 1897 Field Gun
Nicholas Hall, vol. 12 (1): 4-21
Armour in Henry V’s Great Wardrobe
Thom Richardson, vol. 12 (1): 22-29
Early 18th-Century Military or Militia Pistols in the Armoury of the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry at Boughton House: An Important Example of the Products of the London—Low Countries Supply Chain
David Williams, vol. 12 (1): 30-44
The Tower at War 1914–18: Foreman Buckingham Goes To War
Bridget Clifford, vol. 12 (1): 45-52
The Chemistry of Swords: Using Analytical Chemistry Techniques to Investigate Medieval Swords
John Worley, vol. 12 (1): 53-66
Performance of Greek–Roman Artillery
Cesare Rossi, vol. 12 (1): 67-89
Royal Armouries Acquisitions 2014
Thom Richardson, vol. 12 (1): 90-93

Volume 11 (2)

Thom Richardson, vol. 11 (2): 87-89
New Light on the Swordmakers, Goldsmiths and Jewellers, John Ray and James Montague, Active in Partnership in London 1800–1821, With a New and Extended List of Their Known Work
Leslie Southwick, vol. 11 (2): 90-141
A British Expeditionary Force Armour
Thom Richardson, vol. 11 (2): 142-146
The Archduke and the Bullet-Proof Vest: 19th-Century Innovation Versus 20th-Century Firepower
Lisa Traynor, vol. 11 (2): 147-163
Tailored to the Times: The Story of Casimir Zeglen’s Silk Bullet-Proof Vest
Sławomir Łotysz, vol. 11 (2): 164-186
The Blanch–Chevallier Discharger: A Shoulder-Fired Grenade Launcher for the Trenches
Jonathan Ferguson, vol. 11 (2): 187-199