LM 02. Foot Knights (B)
Foot Knights (B) with standard bearer
Foot Knights (B) These knights in late 15th century harness or armour. The knight on the left carries an alsphiss, a weapon designed to punch though plate armour. He wears a highly fluted and cusped european ‘gothic’ harness of the kind worn in Germany, France and less occasionally in England. The central figure wears a heraldic tabard and a western european harness, note the brass helmet ornaments, knights like this would have been seen leading armies during the Wars of the Roses. The right-hand figure wears a western european harness of the type seen in England France and the Low Countries. These figures have heads attached and weapons are cast separately for assembly to the figure.