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The Warrior System

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Level 3 – Warrior – 3 Hits
A warrior represents the highest social class on the battlefield. You would have held at least the rank of Thegn (Anglo-Saxons and Vikings) or Miles (Norman) and, as such, you would have been a noble whose position in society was linked to your responsibility to serve your lord or King in war. You would have been well equipped, trained, and motivated for warfare, forming the true backbone of any army and acting as a leader of men.
'''Note 1:Your Role on the Battlefield''' A helmet is now :You will step up to the leadership roles of the battlefield. You will find yourself as a requirement for commander, a combatant in order to take member of a sidearm testhearth troop, or the champion fighter of your army.
'''Note 2:''' Only combatants passed in a sidearm may use a lenticular shield. To achieve promotion to the rank of ‘Warrior’, you will need:
:'''Training (MTO)'''
:A full weapon’s pass with a short arm i.e. (sword, axe or langseax) with a helmet. A Battlefield Safe Test in one other Short Arm.
:'''War-gear (MaA)'''
:A You must own your own helmet, maille, spear, shield manufactured to Good standard A helmet. A mailshirt. A and short arm (e.g - axe, langseax, or sword).
:'''Kit and Authenticity (AO)''':
Soft kit as per the Militia, but with some ethnic, character or period specific items of kit for certain shows. Generic kit can be retained for shows where that is not appropriate. All kit to be made of good quality materials and exhibit good quality workmanship. Some colours can be taken from the higher-class end No item of the colour chart. kit classed as unacceptable during its phasing out period
====Authenticity Officer’s Note====
Members seeking to advance to Warrior level should first ask an Authenticity Deputy for advice and have their kit examined. That Deputy will then, if appropriate, recommend the promotion to the National Authenticity Officer who will normally approve the promotion.  ====Other requirements====Candidates for Warrior must have volunteered to be a Marked Man (see p. 14) while at Militia level. Once promoted, Warriors must volunteer to be Marked Men on at least one occasion per season.
===Level 4 – Warlord===

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