Thursday, 4 June 2020

Hohenfriederg 1745

Hohenfriedeberg, Battle of Hohenfriedeberg, Attack of Prussian Infantry, June 4th, 1745 - shown "Potsdam Giants" Grenadier Guards Batallion (1806: No. 6). History Painting by Carl Röchling (1855-1920).
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Tuesday, 2 June 2020

British infantry of the 1740s by Pierre Turner

Pierre Turner is the artist from the book British infantry uniforms since 1660 by Michael Barthrop

In The Days Of Charles The Second & Cuts (1926)

Title: "In the days of Charles the Second.  The King heads the Parade of Pikemen and Musketeers.  Rehearsal for the Guards' Display at the Royal Tournament".

Wednesday, 27 May 2020

Tuesday, 26 May 2020

Cromwellian Conversations 6: The Civil Wars on Film & TV

There have been a number of films and television dramas set against the background of the English Civil War, but are any of them historically accurate? Cromwell Museum Curator Stuart Orme looks at some of the best known and most interesting films and TV dramas set in this tumultuous period of history.