How to Request a Loan

All loan requests must be submitted in writing to the Royal Armouries Registrar.

Send written requests directly to

Laura Walsh
Registrar
Royal Armouries
Armouries Drive
Leeds
LS10 1LT
Tel: +44 (0)113 220 1833
Fax: +44 (0)113 220 1831
Email: laura.walsh@armouries.org.uk

On agreement in principle, the borrower will be sent the following documents:

If photographic images are required for whatever purpose please contact the Royal Armouries Library who can advise whether new photography is required.

The Library will also be able to assist with enquiries concerning copyright issues.

Did you know?

USA finds Japan in 1853

Gifts included: 15 rifles, 3 muskets, 12 cavalry swords, 20 army pistols, 2 carbines, 2 telegraph instruments, a model steam locomotive and tender, 4 volumes of John James Audubon’s Birds of America and 1 barrel of whiskey for the Emperor and much more!