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).
English Heritage wants jousting to be recognised as an Olympic sport – but perhaps it’s a more complicated activity altogether?
‘For students of arms and armour, Meyrick was the first and greatest of those giants on whose shoulders we stand.’
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