I have a pretty good standing army of Lion themed knights/soldiers and I found that this one works for me:
But only when paired with the matched legs:
If you don't have the two together the torso is just too plain, but together it really does a good job. Any helm will do to jazz it up as a uniform for a light tunic look without much armor. Armor is for the cavalry, pikemen and front line troops. If you've wasted those resources on your archers, you've already lost your hold.
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