I know this game from my PPC Amiga back in the days. It got a very late conversion to it but i liked it back then as much as I like it nowadays. The game has a few twists that make it different to the typical settlers game:
It is much more slow paced, but this is a good turn and even more in some things it is even more realistic especially in the military part. And instead of single knights you have different type of units that are organized in seperate groups or squads within the same weapon type. These squads can be moved much as like in the real medieval or baroque world and the strategic placement of military units before a battle most likely WILL differ the victorious player from the loosing one.
The game has very nice and athmospheric graphics and background musics. Everything is handdithered to a 1024x768 resolution and it's all nicely blended together. Furthermore there is much detail to discover in the landscapes like floating searoses, swiming fishes or the leaves of trees weaving in the wind. Ok, now you could say that the graphics of the game look kinda oldish but at least I like 'em very much the way they are, as (again) I personally dislike most real 3D game engines especially for this type of strategical.
I think every lover of the settlers searching for a different and in some degrees more complicated but nevertheless completely fun driven medieval simulation should give this game a go. The support for actual systems is very well as it runs on all newer windows versions without problems and all the released bonus missions (nowadays called dlcs) are already included in the main package. So this historical version will give you quite some weeks or months if not years of fun. I mean it!
If you for whatever reason missed this gaming jewel in the past you should go and buy it now !!!