Close-up of warrior on Golden Solokha Comb. Rider is wearing mix of Scythian and Greek war gear. He wears a Corinthian helmet and muscled greaves over his Scythian trousers. The Cuirass and girdle are Scythian.
Alvaro de Bazan, Marquis de Santa Cruz was an experienced Spanish naval commander. He saw action at Lepanto and during the Spanish conquest of the Azores. He would have commanded the First Armada but died before it sailed.