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A medieval combat demonstration performed by members of The Grey Company at the Perth Medieval Fayre. The participants here are wearing circa fifteenth-century sallet style helmets and various articles of plate armour, including breastplates to…

A display of medieval weapons handcrafted by members of the Grey Company at the Perth Medieval Fayre. The weapons featured here include staff weapons such as halberds and spears, poleaxes, andalsoflanged maces and throwing axes. The Grey…

A display of medieval weapons handcrafted by members of the Grey Company at the Perth Medieval Fayre. The weapons featured here include staff weapons such as halberds and spears, poleaxes, andalsoflanged maces and throwing axes. The Grey Company…

A recreationist knight clad in a chainmail haubergeon and byrnie at the Perth Medieval Fayre. Chain mail was used extensively in the middle ages to fashion protective garments by interlocking thousands of metal rings to form a meshed material. These…

A suit of plate armour on display at the Perth medieval Fayre. This type of armour, consisting of a breastplate and various other plates to protect the arms, legs, elbows, hands and shoulders, was crafted from steel and began to replace chainmail as…

A member of the public dressed as the iconic wizard Gandalf from J. R. R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings at the Perth Medieval Fayre. Like the Merlin figure in Arthurian legend, the character of Gandalf is a sage. He harbours power through wisdom and…

Images of replica medieval helmets for sale at the Perth Medieval Fayre. An assortment of different styles are displayed, ranging from early ‘norman’ style helmets that offered only a nasal bar to protect the face from injury, to…

Images of replica medieval helmets for sale at the Perth Medieval Fayre. An assortment of different styles are displayed, ranging from early ‘norman’ style helmets that offered only a nasal bar to protect the face from injury, to…