This website is graphically intensive, so I hope it's worth the wait!

The Construction of a 15th century Brigandine




The Brigandine plates laid outThe Brigandine plates laid out


Making the Brigandine Making the Brigandine



The Brigandine Finished The Brigandine Finished



The first Brigandine made in 1987The first Brigandine made in 1987



Pictures of Brigandines in MuseumsPictures of Brigandines in Museums



More soon!



A big thankyou to the following persons without whose input this project would not have been possible:


Dean Wayland, Will Hutt, Gerry Embleton, Ingo Ratsdorf, Ian Pyecroft, Roger Sterling Brown, Mark Vickers, Dan Bolaney, Dave Mcgrath.



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This website last updated 25 October 2004