Incredible Savings on One-of-a-Kind Items - Updated Daily!

 

X

The Battle of Hastings Hand Painted Chess Set

Product Code: A157S

img

Chess pieces that represent the two opposing armies in the most famous battle fought on English soil. Harold, the English King leads his Saxon forces against the invading William, Duke of Normandy. It altered the course of English history from 1066 onwards.

The amazing detail created by our sculptors is richly displayed in this historic chess set. This superb set has been a favourite since its introduction in regular brown and ivory finish. It is Based on the famous Battle of Hastings in which King Harold II of England opposed the invading Norman army led by William Duke of Normandy on October 14th 1066. After the hard fought battle of Stamford Bridge in which he defeated and killed Harold Hardrada King of Norway who had invaded Northumbria, Harold and his Saxon Army marched from York to the south coast of England. At a small village just inland from Hastings, Harold's tired army met the invading forces of William Duke of Normandy.

Our Price: $299.00



Technical Information

King Height: 4.5 inches (11.43 cm)

 

King Base Diameter: 1.5 inches (3.81 cm)

Related Products

  • The American Revolutionary War Antiqued Chess Set
    The sculptor and artists have taken some of the principal characters from the era to create this superb chess set. Shown here in its hand decorated form the historically authentic hand crafted pieces will enable you to re-live some of the major battles and engagements and, perhaps.. who knows?
    img

    The American Revolutionary War Antiqued Chess Set

    Catalog Code: A171
    Our Price: $199.00

  • The Battle of Waterloo Antiqued Chess Set
    This magnificent set represents the combatants at the famous battle of Waterloo in 1815. The French army led by Bonaparte fights the Duke of Wellington. All the pieces in the set are hand made from old English soldier metal castings, hand finished by artisans that are renowned for attention to detail.
    img

    The Battle of Waterloo Antiqued Chess Set

    Catalog Code: A169
    Our Price: $199.00

  • The American Civil War Hand Painted Chessmen
    The conflict between the Confederate Army of the South led by General Robert E Lee and the Federal Troops of the North led by General Ulysses S Grant resulted in many battles and great loss of life. This chess set is produced by popular request to illustrate the major players in this turbulent period of North American history.
    img

    The American Civil War Hand Painted Chessmen

    Catalog Code: A160S
    Our Price: $299.00

  • The American Revolutionary War Hand Painted Chess Set
    The sculptor and artists have taken some of the principal characters from the era to create this superb chess set. Shown here in its hand decorated form the historically authentic hand crafted pieces will enable you to re-live some of the major battles and engagements and, perhaps.. who knows?
    img

    The American Revolutionary War Hand Painted Chess Set

    Catalog Code: A171S
    Our Price: $299.00

  • The Battle of Trafalgar Hand Painted Chess Set
    Trafalgar was one of the most decisive naval battles ever fought. In the course of a short October afternoon, the Combined Fleet of France and Spain, with 33 battleships, was defeated by a British force of 27 battleships off cape Trafalgar, on the south-west coast of Spain. As a result of this crushing defeat, Napoleon abandoned his hopes of invading England.
    img

    The Battle of Trafalgar Hand Painted Chess Set

    Catalog Code: A193S
    Our Price: $299.00

  • The Battle of Trafalgar Antiqued Chess Set
    Trafalgar was one of the most decisive naval battles ever fought. In the course of a short October afternoon, the Combined Fleet of France and Spain, with 33 battleships, was defeated by a British force of 27 battleships off cape Trafalgar, on the south-west coast of Spain. As a result of this crushing defeat, Napoleon abandoned his hopes of invading England. The Battle of Trafalgar chess set has recreated the atmosphere of the great battle. Height of King 5 1/2
    img

    The Battle of Trafalgar Antiqued Chess Set

    Catalog Code: A193
    Our Price: $199.00

Tell us what you think about this item!

What Our Customers Are Saying About The House Of Staunton

lb