National Civil War Centre
National Civil War Trail - includes app store logos

Under Siege: Armour and Siege Warfare in the 17th century

‌Saturday 22nd April, 2.30pm


By the 17th century gunpowder weaponry had come to radically affect the nature of warfare. On the battlefield increasing numbers of men were equipped with firearms, and the use of artillery and explosives in siege warfare led to new designs of fortification. Join Keith Dowen, Assistant Curator at the Royal Armouries to discover how armourers responded to these developments.

Talk length: 50 mins approx.


*This event continues our program of free monthly events included in the admission price. Come back to all our free events with our 12-month Annual Pass