Friday, 1 November 2013

John Graham's Bullet-Proof Jacket

In the collection of relics at Glamis Castle associated with one of Scotland's most glamorous military heroes, John Graham of Claverhouse, 'Bonnie' Dundee is a particularly poignant garment. John Graham's bullet-proof jacket. The musket ball that killed him, at the moment of his greatest victory, missed his bullet-proof jacket but passed through his breastplate.