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Author Topic: The Mad war/ Guerre folle 1485-1488 Aragon Arbalète /09/2021  (Read 9033 times)

Offline Iain R

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Re: The Mad war/ Guerre folle 1485-1488 update 10/2/21
« Reply #60 on: February 10, 2021, 01:02:29 AM »
Lovely stuff, Matt!
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Re: The Mad war/ Guerre folle 1485-1488 update 10/2/21
« Reply #61 on: February 10, 2021, 01:52:31 PM »
Lovely Matt  :-*

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Re: The Mad war/ Guerre folle 1485-1488 update 10/2/21
« Reply #62 on: February 10, 2021, 04:58:13 PM »
Cheers lads
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Re: The Mad war/ Guerre folle 1485-1488 update 10/2/21
« Reply #63 on: March 12, 2021, 09:26:38 PM »
As I am basing and completing miniatures this week, I have some more foot this week for my own project for the Guerre Folle, the 1488 campaign in Bretagne.

The French Bandes d'Infanterie pikemen performed well in the campaign with a number of veterans from the Burgundian wars.  The Bandes d'Infanterie (old Arrière-ban) were to be formed along the Swiss model, but were in some documents were still referred to as Ordonnance still. The units if formed along the old ordonnance structure of one mounted MAA, 3 archers (mounted for transport) and one polearm foot, this gets confusing trying to make the numbers match up for the units, for the battle of Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier. 6000 odd of the Normandy Arrière-ban were raised for the invasion (only 3000 were present at the battle though)

These chaps will be one of 8 French pike double base units (representing 1000 men) for the French army, plus attached crossbow, archers and flanks of halberds, I hope to have them all finished by April this year.  Figures from the Perry plastic mercenaries box, which I think is the best box available.




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Re: The Mad war/ Guerre folle 1485-1488 Pikemen 13/3/21
« Reply #64 on: March 12, 2021, 09:52:21 PM »
Superb and fascinating.  :o

...although they are, obviously, the bad guys from my own point of view!
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Re: The Mad war/ Guerre folle 1485-1488 Pikemen 13/3/21
« Reply #65 on: March 12, 2021, 09:55:34 PM »
Superb and fascinating.  :o

...although they are, obviously, the bad guys from my own point of view!
lol

Yes as Breton you would think that !

Never fear, Bretons next !

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Re: The Mad war/ Guerre folle 1485-1488 Pikemen 13/3/21
« Reply #66 on: March 12, 2021, 11:46:20 PM »
Really like the way you do the bases and I completely agree the mercenaries box is superb and so useful for kit bashing
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Re: The Mad war/ Guerre folle 1485-1488 Pikemen 13/3/21
« Reply #67 on: March 13, 2021, 09:47:06 AM »
Lovely work Matt  :-*

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Re: The Mad war/ Guerre folle 1485-1488 Pikemen 13/3/21
« Reply #68 on: March 15, 2021, 11:40:37 AM »
Those look great, Matt, well done!

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Re: The Mad war/ Guerre folle 1485-1488 Pikemen 13/3/21
« Reply #69 on: March 15, 2021, 07:47:03 PM »
Thanks guys!

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Re: The Mad war/ Guerre folle 1485-1488 Pikemen 13/3/21
« Reply #70 on: July 30, 2021, 01:33:44 PM »
Another Breton Crossbow unit completed, Perry miniatures again



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Matt

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Re: The Mad war/ Guerre folle 1485-1488 Pikemen 29/07/2021
« Reply #71 on: July 30, 2021, 03:44:34 PM »
Cracking stuff Matt  :-*

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Re: The Mad war/ Guerre folle 1485-1488 Crossbow 29/07/2021
« Reply #72 on: July 30, 2021, 06:12:46 PM »
Very nice!
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Re: The Mad war/ Guerre folle 1485-1488 Crossbow 29/07/2021
« Reply #73 on: August 11, 2021, 07:30:05 PM »
Breton Arquebusiers



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Re: The Mad war/ Guerre folle 1485-1488 Crossbow 29/07/2021
« Reply #74 on: August 12, 2021, 07:30:24 AM »
Lovely work Matt  :-*

That army has to be pretty big by now?

 

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