I don't know about you guys, but that goofy thing on the General's breastplate killed my boner bad. With all due respect to the hard work of mod team, I had made a mini-mod that removes it and makes it look like a normal piece of armor. I edited the diff and norm files.
Here's a pictograph:
I have no idea if this is historically accurate or not.
Download the attached file on this post, and drag the 'data' folder inside the zipfile into your 'Last_Kingdom' mod folder, you will have to overwrite the files. MAKES BACKUP OF THOSE TWO FILES IF YOU WISH TO REVERT TO ORIGIONAL FILES.
TLK Team for original texture.