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Battle of Evesham by wraithdt Battle of Evesham by wraithdt
Another painting I did for Medieval Warfare Magazine back in 2012.

If you're a Brit who know his/her history, I assume you'll probably recognize the knight in red. Son of the famous crusader of the same name, Simon de Monfort was one of the founders of parliamentary democracy in England and leader of the Second Baron's War. Here he faces against Gilbert de Clare, fighting under the banner of Prince Edward(future King Edward I "Longshanks"), in the Battle of Evesham where he was eventually killed.

More info on the battle here >> en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_o…

For those interested you can check out the magazine here. Its a very interesting magazine if you're in to medieval history. >> [link]
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SolidSamurai Featured By Owner Edited Aug 25, 2014
The great helm is probably a little early for the date.  It was invented in Italy around 1260 I believe, and would have spread throughout europe a bit later than that.

Also, I think there would normally be rawhide underneath the shield, so cutting up the linen wouldn't immediately expose the wood on the shield.
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Blue-Jedi Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014
Cool pic  :)
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Spider-Bat700 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014
Well if nothing else I'd say Simon had one seriously awesome set of armor. Red knight for the win.
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GEN-12 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yeah, cool!
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MariaMurphyArt Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2014  Professional General Artist
AWESOME!!!
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Balcsika Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2014
Amazing artwork!
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Raubritter Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You are not doing comissions, do you? :P
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BrowncoatMando Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2013  Hobbyist
Never seen a pommel that shape before- something unique or just uncommon?
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CG-Zander Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Geat!
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dashinvaine Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013
Great work. Very impressive. I thought I recognised the De Montfort heraldry. I did the elder Simon on my Siege of Carcassonne piece. 


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