The Kingdom of Hungary

the Battle of Mohi 1241 AD

 

 

 

THE KINGDOM OF HUNGARY LIST

 

 

 

SPECIAL RULES

*1             Knight
*2             Shock
*3             Slow
*4             Skirmish

Nobles. Hungarian nobility or “Saxon” mercenaries equipped as Western style knights.

Gentry. Lesser nobility, armed with a mixture of bows, spears and lances.

Horse Archers.  Magyar or Cuman light cavalry whose main tactic was to rush at the enemy screaming blood curdling war cries but who rarely charged home.

Szeklers. Remnant Hun or Avar tribesman with a reputation for ferocity.

Spearmen. Slav or other subject infantry, armed mainly with long spears.

Archers. Slav or other subject infantry in massed formations armed with bows.

Serbs/Vlachs. Serbian or Wallachian auxiliaries acting as light infantry.

Skirmishers. Slav or other subject infantry armed with bows or javelins operating as skirmishers.

Croat Cavalry. Hard charging Croat gentry.

Croat Archers. Bow armed skirmishers.

Croat Axemen.  The Croat axemen seem to have inspired fear into their enemies, so have been given 4 attacks.

 

Troop

Type

Attack

Range

Hits

Armour

Cmnd

Unit

Size

Min/

Max

Points

Notes

Nobles

Cavalry

3

-

3

4+

-

3

1/3

125

*1, 2, 3

Gentry

Cavalry

3

15

3

5+

-

3

1/2

85

 

Horse Archers

Cavalry

1

30

3

-

-

3

4/-

60

*4

Szeklers

Cavalry

2

15

3

6+

-

3

60

*4

General

General

+2

-

-

-

8

1

1

100

 

Leader

Leader

+1

-

-

-

8

1

-/1

80

 

Leader

Leader

+1

-

-

-

7

1

-/2

60

 

OPTIONS TO INCLUDE INFANTRY

The following options to include infantry are available to the Hungarian army. The minimums indicated apply if ANY of these infantry options are included in the army, i.e. if 1 unit of archers is included then the army must also include at least 2 units of spearmen and 1 of skirmishers per 1000 points.

Spearmen

Infantry

3

-

3

6+

-

3

2/6

45

 

Archers

Infantry

2

30

3

-

-

3

1/3

40

 

Serbs/Vlachs

Infantry

2

15

3

-

-

3

-/2

40

*4

Skirmishers

Infantry

1

15

3

-

-

3

1/3

30

*4

OPTIONS TO INCLUDE CROATS

The following options to include Croats are available to the Hungarian army. Following the absorption of Croatia into Hungary in 1102 the Croats provided good quality troops to the Crown.  If Croats are used, they must be deployed together as one or more adjacent touching brigades at the start of the game (i.e.in a single battle).  Minimums only apply if any Croats are used.

Croat Cavalry

Cavalry

4

-

3

5+

-

3

1

120

*2

Croat Archers

Infantry

1

15

3

-

-

3

1/2

30

*4

Croat Axemen

Infantry

4

-

3

-

-

3

-/3

45