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"Do Empress Armoured Cavalry = Cuirassiers?" Topic


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RexGator04 Jan 2013 5:16 a.m. PST

I am an ECW novice. I will be playing with the Pike & Shotte rules by Warlord Games. I really like the Empress Armoured Cavalry miniatures but I already have enough regular cavalry for my forces. I was wondering if more experienced students of the period would render an opinion as to whether the Empress figures could pass as Cuirassiers?

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Personal logo ageofglory Sponsoring Member of TMP04 Jan 2013 6:37 a.m. PST

No. Cuirassiers have full or 3/4 armour. I'm sure the Empress folks will have some Cuirassier figures for us sooner or later.

RexGator04 Jan 2013 10:53 a.m. PST

Thanks Steve

do you know when we might expect to see more releases from Empress in this range?

MOST STIFLED Bronze Medal05 Jan 2013 6:28 a.m. PST

During the ECW, full Cuirassier units were a rarety. Sir William Waller famously fielded a unit in his Parliamentry Southern Army before they met their 'Waterloo' at Roundway Down 1643.

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