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Re: stirling brig/bannockburn

My gut reaction is that Carolingian cavalry would be too archaic to accurately represent either English or Scots horse of circa 1300. Some of the Norman horse might pass for second rate armored horse, but the Norman shields would not be appropriate. Armorers were the "high tech" workers of their day, and even in Scotland it is unlikely they would have been more than a generation behind. Further, it should be remembered that a great many Scottish noble families had close ties with England, and may well have acquired their armor there. Of course second line horse would probably have worn inferior armor, but you also need to worry about changes in clothing styles in the 240 years since Hastings.

Emhars' Vikings and Strelets' and Emhars' Saxons could be used to represent highland and island Scots, although I don't think either lend themselves to the schiltrons used at Falkirk or Bannockburn.

Re: Re: stirling brig/bannockburn

Of course, if you follow the Mel Gibson School Of History, you can probably get away with whatever you want, as long as you paint the faces blue, and for the Battle of Stirling you don't even need the Brig...