Longspi William, Earl of Salisbury. England, early 13 century
William, nicknamed Longsword, Earl of Salisbury (1161-1226 gg.). Illegitimate son of the King of England Henry II Plantagenet. Stepbrother kings of England Richard the Lionheart and John.
The Count is dressed in chain mail with a hood (haubert), which wears a cloth syurko. Mail stockings on his feet (highway), supplemented with knee-pads. Triangular shield is a heraldic representation of the six golden lions in an azure field. Such symbols first appeared on the shield of his grandfather - Geoffrey of Anjou in 1128.