Sunday, 27 May 2012

The Marshall of Burgundy





The completed vignette of Antonie de Toulongeon, Marshall of Burgundy, who'll lead my contingent that Phillip the Good allied to the English.

The Treaty of Amiens of April 1423 was a political agreement between the Duke of Bedford, Philip the Good of Burgundy and the Duke of Brittany, in which the three dukes acknowledged Henry VI of England as King of France, and agreed to aid each other against the Dauphin Charles VII of France. Each party agreed to provide 500 men at arms should any of the others be attacked. The alliance resulted in modest sized Burgundian forces led by Toulongen joining with an English army under the leadership of the earl of Salisbury, which defeated a Franco-Scots army at Cravant in the summer of 1423.

I changed the horse for de Toulongen, as the original plan lacked a bit of movement - this one is from a Perry WR metal packs. The bearer of the Burgundian arms is also on a WR mount; the fit is not at all bad. The Burgundian flag is a download designed for Charles the Bold's period, but as there appears to have been no notable change in the arms it appears usable for the 1420s too.

Maybe a little while before I post any Burgundian troops (probably men at arms) as I focus on my 1470s Burgundians


9 comments:

Sam's Blog said...

wow!!!
what a beautiful knight !!!!
I'm impressed by the quality of your painting work: congrats!
(and I love the blue you used!)

[...and I'm definitively not a ROBOT !!!! even if a b*****y Robots fighter ask me: "gense, grecGam" )

Stephen said...

Yes, this horse is much better - excellent work

Maxamillian Walker said...

Nice to see the finished figure, wonderful paint job, and good use of the Perry plastic head. An all round great figure!

Ray Rousell said...

Excellent work, beautifully done!!

Dalauppror said...

Stunning minis !!!

Best regards Michael

moipasfou said...

Good job, i love it.

The Kiwi said...

Awesome job.
Very cool.
cheers

Curt said...

Lovely work - your conversion of the Marshal came out beautifully.

Guy said...

Lovely stuff! Painterman, drop us an email at editor@wssmagazine.com because I'd like to discuss writing an article with you if you're interested!