Top Ten Objects

Here are ten of the finest objects from the Royal Armouries collections, as recommended by our curators.

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Did you know?

No rust for the wicked

Wrought iron does not rust as quickly as cast iron. At Fort Nelson the ‘Boxted Bombard’ – a large medieval cannon made of wrought iron – is still in good condition despite being left outdoors and unprotected for hundreds of years.