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
Royal Armouries
Armouries Drive
LS10 1LT
Tel: +44 (0)113 220 1833
Fax: +44 (0)113 220 1831

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?

Sticky-back plastic?

Armour is not just made from iron and steel, but also from bronze, silver, gold, wood, leather, bone, and can be decorated with precious stones and even shells. Modern armours use ceramics and plastics.