The era of plate armor lasted 300 years, from about 1340 to 1650. This period covers the end of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. For over 2000 years soldiers had been wearing garments of iron mail, with added protection for certain parts of the body. Why the change to armor of solid plate?
List of Artisans
Astraya Royachevicha — Dominion of Myrkfaelinn
Dagonell Collingwood — Shire of Heronter
Iain Ard mac an Bhaird (particularly Viking and Celtic) — Dominion of Myrkfaelinn