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Pauls Bods08 Jul 2020 4:55 a.m. PST


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Legionarius08 Jul 2020 6:44 a.m. PST

Now, these mean business! Harold Godwinson's personal retinue.Beautiful as always Paul.:)

Huscarle Supporting Member of TMP08 Jul 2020 7:44 a.m. PST

Very nice, but my only quibble is with the sculptor – the Anglo-Danish huscarls used a left handed swing to hit the unshielded side of their opponent. These have a mixture of right-handed and left-handed (not such a good idea in the battle-line) grin

Pauls Bods08 Jul 2020 8:31 a.m. PST

Thanks :-)
They havenŽt quite got the swing of it yet grin
I did notice that when painting them, well spotted. IŽll keep the lefties away from the righties in the battle line

BillyNM08 Jul 2020 9:55 a.m. PST

I suspect they're just aiming to take the head off some Norman knight's nag – doesn't matter which you side you take that off from.

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