These are Perry metals paired with the superb LBMS transfers. They're done in a dark and dirty style befitting their low position in life. I brought the red and blue shield colors into the livery on some figures to tie the unit together just a bit.
Pity the poor French crossbowmen. These fellows suffered in head-to-head matchups with the English longbowmen. Crossbows had a rate of fire of 1–2 shots per minute while the longbow could manage 5-6 or arrows in the same time with superior range. Insult to injury, crossbowmen were also known to suffer at the hands of their own side. At Courtrai and
These Perrys were painted and dipped to be dark and dirty. That just might describe their tenuous existence on the battlefield!