Hand painted Battle of Hastings chess set

£425.00
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Please note the chess board is not included with these handpainted chess piecesThe chess set is based on the famous Battle of Hastings in which Kind Harold II of England opposed the invading Norman army led by William the Duke of Normandy on October 14th 1066.After the hard fought battle of Stamford Bridge in which he defeated and killed Harold Hardrada King of Norway, who had invaded Northumbria, Harold and his Saxon army marched from York to the South Coast of England. At the small village of Battle, just inland from Hastings, Harold army met the invading forces of William Duke of Normandy.These chess pieces are authentic reproductions of the characters, clothing and equipment of the era. This wonderful chess set is handmade in the UK.Dimensions: Largest chess piece 4.5" Presentation Box L:211 W: 215.2 H:215.5
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The chess set is based on the famous Battle of Hastings in which Kind Harold II of England opposed the invading Norman army led by William the Duke of Normandy on October 14th 1066.After the hard fought battle of Stamford Bridge in which he defeated and killed Harold Hardrada King of Norway, who had invaded Northumbria, Harold and his Saxon army marched from York to the South Coast of England. At the small village of Battle, just inland from Hastings, Harold army met the invading forces of William Duke of Normandy.These chess pieces are authentic reproductions of the characters, clothing and equipment of the era.Anglo Saxons King- King Harold II of England, who succeeded Edward the Confessor. Shown here with the royal orb and sceptreQueen- Edith Swan-neck Harold MistressBishop- Stig and Archbishop of CanterburyKnight- An Anglo Danish mercenary warriorCastle - Saxon TowerPawn - Saxon Foot Soldier With two handed battle axe and circular wooden shield used to form a protective shield wall The NormansKing- William, Duke of Normandy (William the Conqueror) He is shown with the Papal banner of Pope Alexander IIQueen- Matilda, Daughter of Count Baldwin of FlandersBishop Odo Bishop of Bayeux and half brother of WilliamKnight - Norman Baron, Ennobled by William for their prowess in battle and sworn to his service when calledCastle- Norman KeepPawn - Captain of ArchersDimensions: Largest chess piece 4.5" Presentation Box L:211 W: 215.2 H:215.5

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