English Buff Coat for Cavalry

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Metropolitan Museum of Art
published on 18 January 2022

A typical buff coat worn by cavalry in the English Civil Wars (1642-51). The thick leather was much lighter than armour but could protect against sword slashes. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

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