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?

Thunder birds are go!

Artillery pieces before about 1700 were often classified by names. A rare type of very big gun was known as a basilisk, a more common long powerful gun was known as a culverin while smaller versions were named after birds of prey such as saker and falcon.