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Sugarloaf

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


Finished January 31, 2018



The top was made from 0.125"/3.2mm 4130 alloy steel, the bottom and visor were made from 0.090"/2.3mm 4130 alloy steel. The helmet was heat treated to a Rc48 hardness. The brass is 0.040"/1.0mm 260 "Cartridge" brass.


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Finished 2015



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.

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Finished July 1998



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

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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)




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