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English LongbowmanAgincourt, 1415

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Sculpture: Paul Deheleanu
Painting: Marc Masclans
Material: Resin
Number of parts of the kit: 6
Scale: 1/12

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SKU: MHB00037 Categories: , ,

WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER BUYING THIS BUST:

– This fantastic sculpt by Paul Deheleanu has a lot of character and can be painted in numerous color schemes of the period.
– This bust offers a variety of textures to explore.
– Our signature resin quality allows you to get the figure clean and ready in almost no time, so you may invest your precious free time in what really matters: painting and having fun.

The Battle of Agincourt constituted a turning point in the long conflict between the French and the English that spanned through the XIV and XV centuries and decided the fate of the territories of the English kings on the continent. In 1415, the English forces led by Henry V met in combat a far superior French army at the small village of Agincourt, near the Pass of Calais.

This battle is often seen as an example of victory against all odds. Due to the forces’ deployment, the condition of the terrain, and the effectiveness of the English longbow, the main French contingent of armored knights and man-at-arms suffered a devastating defeat at the hands of the English archers, both in the first cavalry charge and the second one on foot, where they got stuck in the mud, weighed down by their plate armor.

Our bust portrays one of those English archers, moments before the battle when they thought that only a miracle would save them from certain defeat against the French army, a quite superior foe.