German Knight - Ministeriales
For the ongoing Lion Rampant campaign "Worringen 1288" I painted a Ministeriale: an unfree noble Knight holding military responsibilities.
In Worringen he fights for a Monastery loyal to the Archbishop of Cologne.
But this knight could be used also very far away from Germany, as a Ministeriale at the service of the Kingdom of Sicily, a castellan and judge administrating royal territories.
The model is from Mirliton Miniatures and I like especially the helm, which is a copy of an existing one form Germany.
Funeral helmet of the von Pranckh family with the crest of two bullhorns: