Dragoons: Complete

I make no bones about it, this is an eye candy post. Regular readers will be familiar with my unhappiness with my dragoon regiments due to lack of command stands (see here), well here they are completed. I am pretty pleased with the standard bearers - I was a bit worried about them looking too 'heavy' (they are after all standard bearers from the cavalry command packs), thankfully a 'paint conversion' hid the cuirass pretty well. No fiddly filing required. All in all, I think the command stands work really well.


Figures painted by Alan Tuckey, basing by me.

I decided that there should be a one man one horse ratio for the regiments. Really shows how many men are required to hold the horses, and the actual footprint of the unit on the battlefield.

First up are the Parliamentarians: Earl of Manchester (with a  conjectural guidon, the green colour is taken from Manchester's regiment of horse standard),


and Colonel Wardlaw's Regiment - John Barnes's troop.


Now the Royalists: Sir Vincent Corbet's Regiment (yellow guidon copied from the one used by Sealed Knot re-enactors of the Sir Vincent Corbet's Dragoons),


and Sir Henry Washington's Regiment (a pair of white guidons with blue fringes most likely belonging to the regiment were captured at Marston Moor, this is the simpler of the pair, so most likely a captain's troop).


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