Are these your leg irons?
Police found them while searching a property in connection with a separate investigation.
Other items were stolen from Maldon Combined Services Museum on Thursday, March 13 and Stansted Mountfitchet Castle on Saturday, March 15.
A 32-year-old man from Takeley area has been arrested and is on police bail until Saturday, April 19 pending further enquiries.
Investigating officer, PC Red Leeson, said: "During a subsequent search of a residential property in north Essex, we recovered a pair of medieval-style leg irons.
"We are now looking to identify its rightful owner and reunite it with them.”
Call police at Saffron Walden on 101.