The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and Parts Adjacent, vol. 2Allen, Thomas
The Sea Armoury.
Here are arms for near sailors and marines; a
|short and curious suit of bright steel armour, invented by the earl of Dartmouth for the light cavalry in the reign of James II., very handsome brass cannon, presented by the city of London to the young duke of Gloucester, queen Anne's son, to assist him in learning the art of war; several curious suits of ancient armour; also military trophies, iron caps, breast-plates, pistols, swords, spears, and abundance of bayonets, curiously displayed.|