Médiéval warrior priest et bishops often accompanied knights et infantry into battle, particularly during the crusades, et they personally led des armées médiévales to protect their worldly realms. Since it was forbidden to spill du sang chrétien, some warrior bishops used blunt clubbing weapons like the mace to circumvent this prohibition. Valdemar Miniatures is the first manufacturer to cover this subject in detail, et they have done a good job at it. The mounted et dismounted bishops will be popular avec dioramistes et joueurs de guerre alike. The mix of separate weapons offers great variety in figurine poses, although the figurines’ hands require some work to actually hold these weapons et shields.
4 évêques en 4 poses – 22 mm correspondent à 158 cm hauteur de corps
- Évêque, à cheval, bénissant
- Évêque, défendant
- Évêque, avançant
- Évêque, attaquant
Cheval - 18 mm correspondent à to 137 cm hauteur de corps
- Shield (2)
- Épée (2)
- Choix de sujet excellent, warrior bishops are unique in this scale.
- The figurines may be included in any armée médiévale du 13ème au 14ème siècle.
- Poly resin figurines avec crisply detailed weapons. Dioramistes may find these figurines very interesting, but joueurs de guerre must take care not to break the fragile resin weapons in the heat of a fight.
- Compatible avec ESCI, Italeri, Revell, et Zvezda
- Le cheval médiéval included in this set is very small, et too fat to accomodate an armoured rider. The mounted bishop does not fit into his horse’s saddle properly. His robe would have to be trimmed carefully to seat him correctly. However, it may be better to place this warrior bishop on a more impressive horse taken from another boîte de figurines médiévales.
- Hands need to be drilled open to accept the separate weapons included in this set.
- The separate shields should be fitted avec straps to attach to a figurine’s arm.
- There are no painting instructions included in the set, but the Valdemar Miniatures website shows a few pictures of painted warrior bishops which may be helpful.
- Poly resin dust is harmful if inhaled ou swallowed, which is why these figurines should be cleaned et sanded out of doors. Undercoat, peins et vernis les figurines to properly seal the resin.
The Médiéval Bishops produced by Valdemar/Rodion Miniatures are a welcome addition to the growing range of miniatures médiévales à l’échelle 1/72. Joueurs de guerre may want to mount these relatively brittle poly resin figurines on command stands alongside autres figurines médiévales, in order to protect them from breakage.
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