Open main menu

Warhammer - The Old World - Lexicanum β

Knights Encarmine

A Knight Encarmine.

The Knights Encarmine are an Empire Knightly Order known for both their arrogance and dueling skills.

Overview

The Knights Encarmine are a flamboyant, foppish band of warriors founded by rich dilettante Frederici Tolscano of Tilea in 2310 IC. The Order is exclusively comprised entirely of the rich and privileged. However, wealth alone is not a guarantee of entry, as there are very strict and rigid guidelines concerning who may actually join the Knightly Order. Being a collection of rich and generally powerful individuals, the Knights Encarmine hold much political clout in the Empire. As such, they have the option to choose which campaigns they will take part in - often the ones which require little actual dirty work to attain the most glory.

Each member of the order maintains a brilliant suit of red plate armour topped by a tricolor plumage of green, white and red. As the paint coating the armour chips away easily, the suit must be constantly repainted after each action in order to maintain appearances. Members of the Knights Encarmine eschew the "lowly" shield, as it is a "commoner's defence" to hide behind a metallic barrier in battle. Instead, the Knights Encarmine practice a secretive two sword combat technique pioneered in Tilea. One sword acts as a deflection tool, while the other strikes the deathblow.

Despite their often intolerable nature, the Knights Encarmine are very welcome when battle is finally joined. As the members of the Order incessantly hone their two-sword technique, they are masters of the blade. Foes fall in droves as the red-armoured Knights plow through ranks of enemy foot troops and mounted warriors alike. As long as an Imperial general can stomach the tales of highly exaggerated bravery afterward, the Knights Encarmine are a valuable asset to any army of the Empire.

Sources


The Empire
Units Ar-Ulric - Demigryph Knight - Empire Archer - Empire Crossbowman - Empire Dwarfs - Empire General - Empire Greatsword - Empire Halberdier - Empire Mortar - Empire Swordsman - Empire Spearmen - Empire War Wagon - Flagellant - Grand Master - Great Cannon - Handgunner - Helblaster Volley Gun - Hunting Hounds - Kriegsritter - Master Engineer - Outrider - Reiksguard - Seneschal - Steam Tank - Teutogen Guard - Warrior Priest - Witch Hunter -Wizard Lord - War Altar of Sigmar - Warriors of Ulric - Wolf-kin
Characters Adora - Albrecht Helseher - Aldebrand Ludenhof - Alun Gartner - Anton Veidt - Axel Weissberg - Axelbrand - Balthasar Gelt - Benedict Stross - Bertha Bestraufrung - Blucher von Vincke - Boris Todbringer - Breugal - Clarissa Lohft - Dieter Schmiedehammer - Detlef Sierck - Dieter IV - Eberhardt von Kreuzzug - Ebrem Manlect - Eldred - Else Sigloben - Elspeth von Draken - Emil Valgeir - Emmanuelle Nacht - Emmanuelle von Liebwitz - Erina Eberhauer - Felix Jaeger - Ferdinand Gruber - Frederick van Hal - Frederick von Tarnus - Friedrich Holmann - Friedrich von Finklemann - Frederich Weirde - Genevieve Dieudonné - Giger - Haf Lorenentz - Hans Leitdorf - Haqiqah Al-Hikmah - Hedrich - Heinrich Altendorfer - Heinrich Johann - Heinrich Todbringer - Helena von Culper - Helmut Weisser - Illona Horvathy - Imperial Dragon - Isolde Begegnen - Jacob Stacheldhorf - Janna Eberhauer - Jarrick Valgeir - Johann Esmer - Josef Sparsam - Jurgen Muntz - Karl Franz - Kaslain - Katarina Todbringer - Kristoff Haamar - Kurt Helborg - Leonardo of Miragliano - Leopold von Raukov - Leos von Liebwitz - Lilli Nissen - Lothar von Diehl - Ludwig Schwarzhelm - Luitpold - Emperor Luitpold - Luthor Huss - Magnus the Pious - Mandred Skavenslayer - Maria-Ulrike von Liebwitz - Marius Leitdorf - Markus Wulfhart - Martin - Mattheus II - Necrodomo the Insane - Oswald von Konigswald - Ottilia I - Rein Volkhard - Salundra von Drakenburg - Schadrach Bürke - Sibylle Hagerdorn - Sigismund II - Sigmar - Tarradasch - Theoderic Gausser - Theodore Bruckner - Thunderball - Thyrus Gormann - Tobias Helmgart - Valmir von Raukov - Valten - Vesper Klasst - Vladamir Ludennacht - Volans - Volkmar the Grim - Vorn Thugenheim - Werner von Kriegstadt - Wilhelm III - Wilhelm the Wise - Wolfram Hertwig
Provinces and City-states Altdorf - Averland - Hochland - Middenheim - Middenland - The Moot - Nordland - Nuln - Ostermark - Ostland - Reikland - Stirland - Talabecland - Talabheim - Wissenland
Images - Miniatures - Vehicles