Arms Bearer

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Arms Bearer

 

a Russian official of the 16th and 17th centuries.

The arms bearer was in charge of the tsar’s weapons store. In the 17th century he headed the Weapons Prikaz (office) and directed the manufacture, storage, and purchase of weapons. Boyars or okol’nichie (nobles ranking below the boyars) held the post.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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