Wednesday, 27 January 2016

The Hanging from the 'Miseries and Misfortunes of War' series Art Print by Claude Callot

Not sure of the date this was executed but it reminds me of the Monmouth Rebellion so I am going to tag it thus

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Chamenkov's Army of Charles XII

Blogger Gromoboy posted this study in a comment but it really deserves more coverage. Yes it's in Russian but the images are tremendous.

Gardes Fran├žaises

Steve Noon
King Louis XIV's Gardes Fran├žaises assault the breach of a fortress in Flanders in the early 1700's.

FROM: Osprey Publishing's- Weapon 44, The Flintlock Musketier
Print from here

Sunday, 24 January 2016

Sealed Knot at Nantwich

Starting the season off in fine form are the SK
Image Red Shift Radio

Saturday, 23 January 2016

Friday, 22 January 2016

On TV tonight

BBC 2, 18:30 tonight: Michael Portillo on Great British Railway Journeys will 'visit' the Bloody Assizes in Taunton. Features a reenactment by the Taunton Garrison