Deck of Cards
Each of the suits in a deck of cards represents the four major pillars of the economy in the Middle Ages. Heart represented the Church; Spades represented the military; Clubs represented agriculture; and Diamonds represented the merchant class.
A Tour of Plate Armor
Date: December, 31st 2012 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Join us for a brief tour highlighting the development and decline of plate armor in Europe, from the Medieval period through the Stuart Period, as illustrated by specific pieces in the Royal Armouries USA.
3rd Floor Landing