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Retained Pikeman of the Companye. He wears a late 15thC variant of the ubiquitous Kettle helm. His body is well protected by a maille shirt, with his stomach region additionally reinforced with a plackart – no one wanted to die slowly and painfully of a gut wound! He carries the fearsome ‘langue de bouef’ or ‘ox tongue’ – a viscous 7ft polearm capable of both cutting and thrusting at speed, a fact which his opponent has found at the cost of their life…

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Retained Pikeman of the Companye. He wears a late 15thC variant of the ubiquitous Kettle helm. His body is well protected by a maille shirt, with his stomach region additionally reinforced with a plackart – no one wanted to die slowly and painfully of a gut wound! He carries the fearsome ‘langue de bouef’ or ‘ox tongue’ – a viscous 7ft polearm capable of both cutting and thrusting at speed, a fact which his opponent has found at the cost of their life…

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