Tuesday, 12 October 2021

40mm SYW new Prince Henri command base




I have just finished the command base for the Prussian army and, in the bottom picture, both High Commands are shown together, a rare event.

 

HMS Elephant


1:700 plastic from Warlord Games on her new base.

 

Sunday, 10 October 2021

28mm Wars of the Roses – John de Vere, 13th Earl of Oxford





Another Lancastrian commander but with greater longevity as he fled the disater at Barnet.

He was with the future Henry VII at Bosworth and survived through to his son HenryVIII dieing in 1513 at the grand old age of 72.


 

Saturday, 9 October 2021

28mm Wars of the Roses – Thomas, 9th Lord Roos and retinue





Lancastrian commander beheaded after the disaster of Hexham.


 

Wednesday, 29 September 2021

28mm 1st Carlist War-Carlists: 5th Guipuzcoan aka Chapelzuris (white hats)





Again a hotch-potch of uniforms as I think the Carlist might well have looked. This time a famous unit the Chapelzuris whose most noteable encounter was at the Battle of Oriamendi where the British Legion was defeated.





 

Friday, 24 September 2021

28mm Wars of the Roses – Billmen (3)




Three units of billmen using the same plastic Perry box (the Archers box) but with the bill arms. Blue and yellow livery.

Excellent bases from Charlie Foxtrot in the UK.




 

Tuesday, 14 September 2021

28mm Wars of the Roses: Archers (4)




 

Now three more units of archers – town or country militia with tawny livery.