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An Army List for the Trained Bands of England

The invaders are coming.! The dreaded tercios of the Duke of Parma have landed on the East coast. Veteran soldiers returned from the Flanders fight alongside raw Trained Bandsmen desperate to defend Queen and Country
This army list will allow you to select a force of defending Englishmen determined to cling onto their homes and their new faith.
   
Characters

Coronel (hero) 0-1

Heroes of the English are often dashing young men all desperate to curry favour with Her Majesty. They are usually wealthy, educated, skilled, brave and foolhardy. Some are seasoned warriors others are youngbloods eager to make a name for themselves. They wear the finest clothes and use the finest weapons. They will lead from the front and are formidable in combat.

TYPE F S D A W C M F Pv
Coronel 6/4+ 4 5 3 3 5 3 2 80
Coronels are armed with a sword. They may select other equipment from the following
 

Light Armour 5 pts

Halberd  5 pts

Pistol 5 pts

Heavy Armour 10 pts

Horse 10 pts

Buckler 5pts

 

Captain (hero)

Captains of English troops are usually wealthy educated fellows who are trying to make a name for them selves. They are often second or third sons who have not entered the clergy. In some cases they will have paid for the equipping of a good number of the men under their command. They will have learnt how to use a sword from an early age and many of them will have studied a variety of treatises on the art of war.

TYPE F S D A W C M F Pv
Captain 5/4+ 4 4 2 2 4 2 2 40
Captains are armed with a sword. They may select other equipment from the following
 

Light Armour 5 pts

Halberd  5 pts

Pistol 5 pts

Heavy Armour 10 pts

Horse 10 pts

Buckler 5pts

 

Sergeant

Sergeants are experienced soldiers who have shown their skill in battle, they provide links in the chain of command and have the ability to hold their men steady or lead from the front. In a battle formation sergeants are often placed behind the pike men to offer them encouragement at the point of a halberd. Sergeants often form part of a colour party using their halberds to protect the standard.

TYPE F S D A W C M F Pv
Sergeant 4/4+ 4 4 1 1 4 1 1 20
Sergeants are armed with a sword. You may equip each Sergeant with any of the following.
 

Light Armour 2 pt

Halberd  3pt

Pistol 3pts

Heavy Armour 5 pts

Helmet 3 pts

Buckler 2pts

 

Ensign  0-1 per hero/captain

Ensigns are junior officers in a unit. They are the unitís standard bearer. They are often young officers many still in their teens. They are armed with a sword and some may carry a pistol for close range protection. If they fall in combat any other trooper in base to base combat may pick up the standard so it stays flying.

TYPE F S D A W C M F Pv
Ensign 3/5+ 3 3 1 1 3 -- 1 30
Ensigns are armed with a sword and carry a standard, they can be equipped with the following
 

Light Armour 2 pt

Pistol 3pts

Heavy Armour 5 pts

Helmet 3 pts

 

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