War gallery header showing men-at-arms in the War gallery

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The Royal Armouries is Britain’s national museum of arms and armour, and one of the most important museums of its type in the world.

Visitors can discover our world-class and historic collection across three UK sites: Leeds, Fort Nelson in Hampshire, and the White Tower (Tower of London).

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In ancient India high class courtesan women were expected to master fencing with a sword and fighting with a staff.