True as you say, but as i'm first and foremost a wargamer, if figures look good i'll use them, when first got interested in WSS/GNW period the only figures available were in metal, like Les Higgins, Alberken, Douglas Miniatures, Warrior, Minifigs S range etc but since Strelets and a couple of other makers began producing plastic figures for WSS/GNW , my armies have skyrocketed in numbers :grinning:
another possible use of the cuirassiers see
The Last Ironsides English Expedition to Portugal 1662-1668 by Jonathan Riley published by Helion in UK
Sigh, I wish someone had produced Ironsides in this quality 20 or 30 years ago. Never materialized. So I sold all my 30years cavalry and switched to 28mm for this period. You can't have everything I guess ...