[Back to Main Armour Page]


Sugarloaf

(c. Late 13th to Late 14th Century)


Please note that this was a joint project between Eric Joseph of James River Armoury and myself. Eric built the helmet from a 0.083" 1050 carbon steel plate set that I sent him. I heat treated, polished, and added the brass cross to the helmet.






Latest Patterns




CAD DXF file of the pattern for the ACL/BotN version of this Sugarloaf Helm without the brass cross. You can use this file to machine cut the metal plates.

sugarloaf_top_L.dxf    sugarloaf_front_bottom_L.dxf    sugarloaf_back_bottom_L.dxf    sugarloaf_cross_L.dxf





Documentation


Manuscript: Bib. Ste. Genevieve MS.782 Grandes chroniques de France
Folio: 187r-2
Dating: 1274
From: Paris, France
Holding Institution: Bibliotheque Sainte-Genevieve
URL: Bib. Ste. Genevieve MS.782 Grandes chroniques de France (Folio: 187r-2)

Manuscript: BNF Francais 761 Artus de Bretagne
Manuscript: BL Royal 20 D II Roman de Tristan
Folio: 25v
Dating: 1300
From: Paris, France
Holding Institution: British Library
URL: BL Royal 20 D II Roman de Tristan (Folio: 25v)

Manuscript: BNF Francais 761 Artus de Bretagne
Folio: 33v
Dating: 1325-1350
From: Paris, France
Holding Institution: Bibliotheque Nationale
URL: BNF Francais 761 Artus de Bretagne (Folio: 33v)

Manuscript: BL Royal 16 G VI Chroniques de France ou de St Denis
Folio: 340
Dating: 1332-1350
From: Paris, France
Holding Institution: British Library
URL: BL Royal 16 G VI Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (Folio: 340)

Manuscript: Beinecke MS.227 Arthurian Romance
Folio: 138r
Dating: 1357
From: France (exact location unknown)
Holding Institution: Yale University
URL: Beinecke MS.227 Arthurian Romance (Folio: 138r)

Manuscript: BNF Nouvelle acquisition francaise 15939 Miroir Historial (Vol 1)
Folio: 82v
Dating: 1370-1380
From: Paris, France
Holding Institution: Bibliotheque Nationale
URL: BNF Nouvelle acquisition francaise 15939 Miroir Historial (Vol 1, Folio 82v )

Manuscript: BNF Francais 343 Queste del Saint Graal / Tristan de Leonois
Folio: 4v
Dating: 1380-1385
From: Milan, Italy
Holding Institution: Bibliotheque Nationale
URL: BNF Francais 343 Queste del Saint Graal / Tristan de Leonois (Folio: 4v)

Manuscript: BNF Arsenal 5107 Le jeu des echecs moralises
Folio: 24v
Dating: 1375-1400
From: France (exact location unknown)
Holding Institution: Bibliotheque Nationale
URL: BNF Arsenal 5107 Le jeu des echecs moralises (Folio: 24v)

Manuscript: Bib. Ste. Genevieve MS.783 Grandes Chroniques de France
Folio: 177v
Dating: 1400-1425
From: France (exact location unknown)
Holding Institution: Bibliotheque Sainte-Genevieve
URL: Bib. Ste. Genevieve MS.783 Grandes Chroniques de France (Folio 177v)







Older Work




14 ga. 304 Stainless Steel with 16 ga. red brass cross.


(1st) Finished July 1998 (shown)
(2nd) Finished Feb. 1999




[Back to Main Armour Page]


Copyright  2015   Craig W. Nadler   All rights reserved