English Civil Wars, Pike & Shotte, Showcase

Showcase: John’s Very English Civil War

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Painted by Bruno Allanson to expand John’s somewhat large and growing collection (when can any collection be complete?), they show off a superb level of detail:


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Lord Carnegie’s Regiment of Foot. Scottish Covenanter Regiment raised in Angus & Forfarshire that fought in the Bishops Wars and both 2nd & 3rd Civil Wars.

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Carnegie’s Pike, showing the Colonel’s Colours (white, on the left) and Lt. Colonels Colours (right)

Replacing the plastic pikes with 80mm Sharp Steel gives the whole army a crisp and deadly fee



Showing the 3rd captain’s Colours.

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A wing of Musket led by the regiments 2nd captain, denoted by the 2 stars in centre.

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Generic Royalist Northern Regiment ready for action!

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Newcastle’s Northern Army typically had men wearing Scottish bonnets.

The neat basing of commanders helps them stand out.

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Royalist Pike Block with Colonel’s Colour left, & 1st Captain’s Colour on the right.

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By basing in a variety of ways you have great flexibility when it comes to deployment.

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Musket unit led by the 4th Captain.

All these lovely miniatures come from just 2 of the plastic Pike & Shotte Regiment sets – grab yours today:


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If you’re new to wargaming the Hundred Years War, take a look at the ‘Late Antiquity to Early Medieval’ Army Lists book for Hail Caesar – where you’ll find details on the Plantagenet English and Feudal French – which should stand you in good stead to tackle the period!


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