Here's the next vignette out of the set of three that I cobbled together from the 'left overs' from my HYW English. Obviously this chap needs no introduction (if he did you probably wouldn't be reading this blog right?).
Henry himself is actually a Front Rank miniature but I found that he didn't look too out of place with the Perry stuff on the base and the slightly taller and chunkier sculpt accentuates his perceived stature as the great war leader he undoubtedly was.
So, here we have Henry V encouraging his troops to get stuck in to the melee, perhaps after the English ranks were pushed back by the initial French onslaught at Agincourt. He stands next to Sir John Codrington, Henry's Banner Bearer, who wears his own coat of arms. Codrington is from one of the Perry Dismounted Command Packs from their Agincourt to Orleans range but has had his poleaxe removed and a Front Rank (who do make excellent Late Medieval 'bits') sword carefully placed into his hand as carrying a poleaxe and holding up a banner would be very problematic on a Medieval battlefield! I then just drilled into his hand (again, very, very carefully!) and added the Royal Banner of England. finally the musician wears the Lancastrian livery used by Henry V, his brothers Bedford and Clarence (and possibly Humphrey of Glaucester too? Anyone out there know Glaucester's livery colours?).
Hope you enjoyed the pics and the text. Next up is Lord Camoys and Sir Thomas Erpingham.