Tuesday, 23 January 2018

The King's Army Whitehall Parade and Charles I Commemoration

January 28th - Sun 10:00 · Horse Guards Parade, London,  Event page

Thursday, 18 January 2018

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Almansa 2018

Poster of the international meeting of historical recreation in almansa, April 2018, organized by Asociación 1707 Almansa Historica. // battle of almansa, International Historical reenactment meeting, April 2018, organized by the 707 Historical Almansa Association.

- programme of acts / events program:
https://www.facebook.com/batalladealmansa/photos/pcb.1477716832326283/1477716158993017/

Sunday, 14 January 2018

Sealed Knot is 50 years old this year

As Andy mentioned ECW reenactment is almost 50 years old. February 1968 Brigadier Peter Young formed the SK. This is a family snap from around that era at Bath. Below is Peter Young
Read an article from Mayfair magazine from 1970 on the Sealed Knot

Thursday, 11 January 2018

Avanpost pikemen


I know I have already written about this range but these pikemen really impress me and I can't resist posting them. Facebook page for the company.

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

Soldiers at Leisure

Of course this book looks ideal for anyone wanting to learn more about Guardroom paintings.

Monday, 8 January 2018

Anthonie Palamedes (1601-1673) A Guardroom Interior with a Company of Pikemen

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthonie_Palamedes
Anthonie Palamedesz. (1601-1673) Guardroom Scene (1656)


Discovered these today - they're pretty good.

Gerard ter Borch, The messenger, known as 'The unwelcome message', 1653

Edwin of The year 1672 ~ Het Rampjaar
posted this and I thought I would share it. Wiki on the artist
Zoomable image here