Buckle for a knight girdle "Lion" 1360-1420
Source:Tomb of Prince Edward died 1376, Canterbury Cathedral, Kent, UK
This buckle is the replica of the belt from the headstone of Edward of Woodstock, Prince of Wales who lived at the end of 14th century and well know as the Black Prince. On the head stone of his tomb we can see good made bronze statue of Edward with the knight belt. In the center there is a massive buckle with the effigy of walking lion and enameled background as a symbol of Plantaganet Kings. The buckle fix the belt on the hips.