Medieval manuscript image showing men in red and green robes

The Chronicles of Froissart

This exhibition has now ended.

Leeds
8th December 2007 – 6th April 2008

Explore the history of the Hundred Years’ War through first hand accounts and experience the beauty of rare medieval manuscripts with cutting-edge digital photography in this new exhibition.

See an original manuscript of one of John Froissart’s Chronicles – a survivor of the battle of Agincourt.

Compare the pictures of Medieval armour with the real thing and see the finest surviving example of a 14th Century helmet.

This exhibition has now closed but you can experience it through the video tour.

The Chronicles of Froissart video tour

This video will open in fullscreen on YouTube.com.

YouTube link to the Chronicles of Froissart video

Did you know?

Longest-range gun ever built

In WW I Germany built the longest-range gun ever. Its 100kg projectile travelled 122km, and left the muzzle at 1500 metres per second and reached a height of around 40km. About 6 times faster and higher than an average transatlantic passenger jet.