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?

So good they named it twice

Armour commonly and mistakenly referred to as ‘chainmail’ should correctly be called MAIL, which is derived from the Old French word maille, meaning chain. The word ‘chainmail’ literally translates as CHAIN CHAIN!