For a level of protection that cannot be beaten, you will want to invest in one of Dark Knight Armourys metal full suits of armor. These suits of armor are modeled after the typical examples of plate armor that would have been common during the Late Middle Ages, and will give you both the protection and the look of a real knight in shining armor. These suits of steel armor and some of the finest in quality, providing an authentic look that will leave others speechless, as well as a high degree of protection that many opposing warriors will have trouble getting through. For a period of about 3 to 4 hundred years, plate armor reigned supreme as the dominant armor of the battlefield, being preferred by both cavalry and infantry. It was only the invention of flintlock that forced plate armor into a decline. Our suits of plate armor echo the look and feel of classic examples, ranging from the typical styles that were common all across Europe, including English plate armor, Gothic plate armor, and Milanese plate armor, as well as suits of armor that are modeled after the armor favored by certain kings, princes, and other noble dignitaries of those eras. As decorative as some of the suits of armor look, though, they are all fully functional and will provide you with all the defense you could want, whether you are participating in an SCA reenactment or a traditional LARP battle! You can also even wear them as costume pieces, just to give yourself the look of a true knight from the middle ages. And the best part is that we have a full suit of armor for every budget, ensuring that young squires can afford to get a set of armor that will keep them alive in battle, while fully-fledged knights and nobles can have the armor that befits their personal status and rank. So if you are looking for a metal full suit of armor to wear, then you will be happy to know that we offer just what you are looking for here at Dark Knight Armoury.
Demonstrate your passion for European history with the breathtakingly beautiful 16th Century Aged Finish Full Suit of Armor. This is a wearable set of handcrafted steel armour which is made in Italy and exemplifies a Milanese style.
Our superior reproduction 17th century full suit of plate armour boasts a basinet style helm and smooth plates, utilizing the artistry of both great armour centers. It is crafted in the styling tradition of those master craftsmen.
The armour of war is defined as the type of armour for combat that afforded protection to the vital areas of the body, yet was light weight and comfortable enough as not to tire a knight, nor constrict his freedom of movement in battle.
This very fine fully articulated and wearable reproduction of the 15th century armor belonged to German Noble, Fredrich I, Count Palatine of the Rhine. It is truly a sight to behold, showing off how artistic armour could be!
This fully wearable suit of armour is based on the famous harness housed in the Castle of Churburg. This armour is believed to have been made in Milan by armorers of the Missiglian family during the second half of the 14th century.
Italian armour has been highly sought after throughout the centuries by knights and nobility in Europe. Our reproduction Medieval Armour is crafted in the style of those master craftsmen who created the originals for kings and soldiers.
Before there was full plate armor, there was a combination of plates and mail. Together, these two were a formidable combination capable of defending a warrior, and together, these two create armor as stunning as the Churberg Armour.
Throughout the centuries, the two great centers of armour manufacturing remained in Italy and Germany wherein talented craftsmen created armour for nobility, such as this Deluxe Knights Suit of Armour. Italian armour was highly prized.
This stunning armour is adorned with a gold heraldic eagle on its breastplate. Standing about 6 feet tall on its wooden base, it is quite impressive and comes complete with sword. It is a glorious image of the medieval knights armor.
This impressive medieval suit of armour is styled after those crafted in Europe during the mid 1500s. The suit of armour features a fine decorated breastplate, broad guarded pauldrons, and an antiqued finish for an aged appearance.
Remarkably emulating a set of armor which belonged to Frederick the Victorious, the Frederick the Victorious Full Suit of Armor mirrors the original 15th century set, which is still being displayed at an Arms Museum in Vienna, Austria.
Gothic armor was first crafted in the regions of Germany and the Holy Roman Empire sometime around the 15th century. This Full Set Gothic Armour is a perfect example of what this protective armour would have looked like.