Borderers, Footloon & Garrison Troops

Borderers, Footloon & Garrison Troops

The figures in this section represent the borders characters when not necessarily dressed for a Ride and can be used as the 'victims' of a Ride. They generally, therefore are wearing shoes and not all would have armour or steel bonnets. Of course many of these so called victims were reivers themselves on another day!

Also included here are the Footloon, indistiguishable from other borderers, but used as militia by the authorities when necessary; and finally the Garrison troops, or regular soldiers from Garrison towns like Carlisle or Berwick.

Glossary of terms:

Bastle House: a defensive property used throughout the borders. It consisted of two floors with the cattle safely secured in the ground floor and the owners residing safely in the upper floor - with all the ladders pulled up for security! Often the only way to capture a Bastle was to burn the residents out.

Blackmeal: a payment made in answer to extortion. The origin of the word 'blackmail'

Broken Man: a Reiver without the affiliation of a Name, or the protection of that Name. Normally a rogue who has contravened the word of his Laird, or committed some grave offence to him.

Caliver: An improved version of the arquebus

Dagg: a pistol

Footloon: borders militia

Galloway Nag: A breed of stocky little border ponies, now extinct, much favoured by reivers

Heidsman: Border family leader - literally 'head man'

Hot Trod: The legal pursuit of reivers in an attempt to apprehend them and recover the stolen livestock. They were allowed to cross the border and must do it with hue and cry, horse and hound. Smouldering peat on a lance signified a hot trod

Jack: the ubiquitous garment of the border reiver. Normally a sleeveless jerking with horn or iron plates sewn between two layers of canvas

Jeddart Stave: a polearm unique to the borders

Lang Spear: A light lance

Latch or Latchbow: a light crossbow that could be used both mounted and on foot

Peel Tower: a larger defensive structure similar to a small castle, where the Laird or Heidsman lived with his family and retainers

Pricker: A light lance

Ride or Riding: a raid mounted by one family against another

Steel Bonnet: a catch all term for a number of styles of armoured helmet

 

***Please remember that any mounted figures are riders only. Horses need to be ordered seperately from the 'Elizabethan Horses' section***


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Garrison or Footloon Bowman - 4 x Variants

Product no.: DFBR014

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Garrison or Footloon Halberdier - 4 x Variants

Product no.: DFBR015

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39 in stock
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Garrison or Footloon Caliverman - 4 x Variants

Product no.: DFBR016

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32 in stock
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Garrison Musketeer - 4 x Variants

Product no.: DFBR017

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44 in stock
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Garrison Officer

Product no.: DFBR018/1

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Garrison Standard Bearer

Product no.: DFBR018/2

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Garrison Drummer

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Garrison Fifer

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Borderer or Footloon in Breastplate & Steel Bonnet

Product no.: DFBR007/2

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Borderer or Footloon in Jack with Dagg

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Borderer or Footloon Officer in Jack with Sword

Product no.: DFBR008/1

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Borderer or Footloon in Breastplate & Helmet Armed with Caliver

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Borderer with Sword and Shield

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Borderer with Choice of Weapons and Shield

Product no.: DFBR008/4

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Borderer Armed with a Lang Spear

Product no.: DFBR009/3

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Borderer or Footloon in Breastplate & Steel Bonnet

Product no.: DFBR009/2

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Borderer in Unfastend Jack & Steel Bonnet, with Sword & Shield

Product no.: DFBR010/3

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Borderer or Footloon in Breast Plate & Steel Bonnet with Dagg

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Mounted Borderer in Breastplate & Steel Bonnet with Choice of Weapons

Product no.: DFBR001/2

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Mounted Borderer in Jack & Steel Bonnet with Choice of Weapons

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Mounted Borderer with Choice of Weapons

Product no.: DFBR003/2

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New 12 x Dismounted Borderers

Product no.: DFBRU104

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New 12 x Footloon Calivermen, Including Officer

Product no.: DFBRU105

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3 in stock
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New 12 x Footloon Halberdiers, Including Officer

Product no.: DFBRU106

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New 12 x Footloon Archers, Including Officer

Product no.: DFBRU107

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4 in stock
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New 12 x Garrison Musketeer Unit

Product no.: DFBRU108

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New 12 x Garrison Caliver Unit

Product no.: DFBRU109

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3 in stock
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New 12 x Garrison Halberdier Unit

Product no.: DFBRU110

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4 in stock
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New 12 x Hot Trod on Galloway Nags

Product no.: DFBRU112

£39.00 *
2 in stock
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New 12 x Garrison Archer Unit

Product no.: DFBRU111

£16.25 *
4 in stock
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New 12 x Hot Trod on Tudor Horses

Product no.: DFBRU113

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New Garrison or Footloon with Jeddart Staves - 4 x Variants

Product no.: DFBR021

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