History Film / Ironclad

20th Jun '18 7:38:34 AM k410ren
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* CantTakeCriticism: ''King John''.
-->"I am the blood! I am God's right hand! And you will '''never''' dictate to me how I am to be a king!
28th May '18 6:44:02 AM k410ren
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** [[spoiler:The Danes cut off d'Aubigny's hands and feet (with Prince John cutting off one of the hands), then throw his carcass at the keep wall.]]

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** [[spoiler:The Danes cut off d'Aubigny's hands and feet (with Prince King John cutting off one of the hands), then throw his carcass at the keep wall.]]



* WarriorMonk: Thomas and the other templars, of course.


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* WarriorMonk: Thomas and the other templars, of course.
10th Feb '18 8:27:06 PM Fireblood
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* EatTheDog: During the siege the garrison had to kill and eat their horses (minus Marshall's because its a Templar horse, and they are required to die in battle).
* FatalFamilyPhoto: Wulfstan. When they recruit him, he tells the girls if he hasn't come back in a certain amount of time, they should go to some relatives and work right away; needless to say that he dies.

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* EatTheDog: During the siege the garrison had to kill and eat their horses (minus Marshall's because its it's a Templar horse, and they are required to die in battle).
* FatalFamilyPhoto: Wulfstan. When they recruit him, he tells the girls if he hasn't come back in a certain amount of time, they should go to some relatives and work right away; needless to say that say, he dies.
10th Feb '18 8:25:18 PM Fireblood
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* CorruptChurch: UsefulNotes/ThePope gives King John a green pass on retaking the castles by force, even after signing the Magna Carta.

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* CorruptChurch: UsefulNotes/ThePope gives King John a green pass on retaking to retake the castles by force, even after signing the Magna Carta.Carta (and he has formally annulled the entire thing).
10th Feb '18 8:23:28 PM Fireblood
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* ClusterFBomb: King John lets one loose when the defenders manage to hit the siege tower with a flaming trebuchet stone: "Goddamn Devils Murdering Goddamn Whores!"

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* ClusterFBomb: King John lets one loose when the defenders manage to hit the siege tower with a flaming trebuchet stone: "Goddamn Devils devils! Murdering Goddamn Whores!"goddamn whores!"



* ConservationOfNinjutsu: Twenty are able to hold off an army of a thousand men.

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* ConservationOfNinjutsu: Twenty are able to hold off an army of a thousand men. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] by their having a very strong castle.
10th Feb '18 8:21:17 PM Fireblood
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* TheCavalry: The French

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* TheCavalry: The FrenchFrench.
10th Feb '18 8:20:02 PM Fireblood
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* {{BFS}}: Marshall's templar longsword. He manages to cut a Danish mercenary in half along with the axe he tried to use to block Marshall's swing. As well as the guy behind him. And someone else's hand.

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* {{BFS}}: Marshall's templar Templar longsword. He manages to cut a Danish mercenary in half along with the axe he tried to use to block Marshall's swing. As well as the guy behind him. And someone else's hand.
10th Feb '18 7:33:37 PM Fireblood
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* BadAssArmy: The Templars. When three Templars without any weapons attack the Danish mercenaries, they kill a dozen at least easily before overcome by superior numbers. Rochester's garrison also becomes this, as they hold off an army of a thousand men for several months.

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* BadAssArmy: The Templars. When three Templars without any weapons attack the Danish mercenaries, they kill a dozen at least easily before they're overcome by superior numbers. Rochester's garrison also becomes this, as they hold off an army of a thousand men for several months.
10th Feb '18 4:31:14 PM Fireblood
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* ActionGirl: Partly Justified and downplayed with Isabel and Agnes. Justified since women often helped in the defense during sieges by throwing things, cooking hot oil, and there are a few rare historical accounts of women who stepped into the role of fighters. Downplayed in that Marshall does not want them to learn how to fight, since he will supposedly protect them, but they still have to eventually. This while he is out for the count. When the castle is breached at the end, Agnes and Isabel each rack up a body count. Having said that their joining the fight is justified by necessity, how well they do as amateurs is a bit harder to swallow; What we see of Isabel's cushy life as a noble lady does not seem likely to have prepared her for fighting against hardened professional soldiers, who presumably have a lot of training and experience.

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* ActionGirl: Partly Justified and downplayed with Isabel and Agnes. Justified since women often helped in the defense during sieges by throwing things, cooking hot oil, and there are a few rare historical accounts of women who stepped into the role of fighters. Downplayed in that Marshall does not want them to learn how to fight, since he will supposedly protect them, but they still have to eventually. This while he is out for the count. When the castle is breached at the end, Agnes and Isabel each rack up a body count. Having said that their joining the fight is justified by necessity, how well they do as amateurs is a bit harder to swallow; What what we see of Isabel's cushy life as a noble lady does not seem likely to have prepared her for fighting against hardened professional soldiers, who presumably have a lot of training and experience.
10th Feb '18 3:54:42 PM Fireblood
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It is the year 1215 and the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal to the Magna Carta, a noble, seminal document that upheld the rights of free-men. Yet within months of pledging himself to the great charter, the King reneged on his word and assembled a mercenary army on the south coast of England with the intention of bringing the barons and the country back under his tyrannical rule. In his way stood the mighty Rochester castle, a place that would become the symbol of the rebel's momentous struggle for justice and freedom.

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It is the year 1215 and the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal to the Magna Carta, a noble, seminal document that upheld the rights of free-men. Yet within months of pledging himself to the great charter, the King reneged on his word and assembled a mercenary army on the south coast of England with the intention of bringing the barons and the country back under his tyrannical rule. In his way stood the mighty Rochester castle, a place that would become the symbol of the rebel's rebels' momentous struggle for justice and freedom.
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