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Old 3rd November 2017, 11:47 AM   #58
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Originally Posted by Ibrahiim al Balooshi
Lancers were somewhat despised by their enemies since the wounds inflicted by the lance were so horrific...thus falling off ones horse in a melee was a very bad place to no quarter was given.

If this were the case, then the artillerymen would probably be drawn and quartered, when captured. I think you are repeating a myth.
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