Tobias Capwell is the Curator of Arms and Armour at the Wallace Collection. His books include Armour of the English Knight 1400–1450 (Thomas Del Mar).

Jousting is closer to performance art than an Olympic sport

English Heritage wants jousting to be recognised as an Olympic sport – but perhaps it’s a more complicated activity altogether?

29 Jul 2016
Lord Eglinton dressed as the Lord of the Tournament

Samuel Rush Meyrick: the man behind the medieval revival

‘For students of arms and armour, Meyrick was the first and greatest of those giants on whose shoulders we stand.’

1 Feb 2016