Apparently there is a new exhibition at the Tower of London that should be worth a look at if you are interested in the arms and armour of the Tudor age. Henry VIII: Dressed to Kill covers the early arms race that the Tudor monarch indulged in when he wasn't swapping wives. It includes a suit of armour so innovative that NASA studied it, a codpiece as propoganda object and a combined gun and mace.

For some pictures to whet your appetite click here.

And then see if you can get away with it as a family day out over Easter.