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Rowel Spur 1300AD to 1500AD

  • Rowel spur 1300-1500
  • Medieval jousting scene

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In the Middle Ages you would need to be well off to be able to afford a horse. This well made spur would have belonged to a wealthy person perhaps a knight.

Spurs go on to the heel of riding boots to control a powerful horse.

Horsemanship and horse decoration was an important aspect of medieval power, warfare and chivalry. Can you see the spur in the image below?

Related to this gilded rowel

Key facts: 
  • Medieval spur, to be worn on the heel of a riding boot

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