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7 Oliver Cromwell. Lieutenant-General of Horse

8 General officer. Parliamentary staff

Cromwell is shown in the blackened armour of his portrait by R Walker, c. 1619. with tassets instead of complete leg armour, and a lobster-tailed' helmet instead of the cuirassier-style close helmet

The general officer wears a fashionably-laced suit beneath his buff-coat, and carries a hanger instead of a rapier or broadsword. the hilt of which (made of dull iron with polished highlights) resembles that of the contemporary hunting sword.

Cuirassier Helmet

7 Oliver Cromwell, Lieutenant-Gen era I of Horse

8 General officer. Parliamentary staff

Cuirassier Reenactment

10 Cuirassier in close helmet

9 Cuirassier ir> lobster-tail helmet

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