Saturday, 16 June 2018

The Battle of the White Mountain and the Bohemian Revolt, 1618-1622 Laurence Spring

This came this morning and I am already enjoying it. Such an interesting battle - all manner of troops present including plenty of Brits - the battle is a who's who of 17thc military history.
Review to come

Thursday, 14 June 2018

Memmingen Cuirrassier Wallenstein fest.

I know my Pappenheimers

War Walks: Battle of Bridport 14 June 1685

June 14, 1685 #otd Monmouth's forces fought their first battle with the Royal Militia at Bridport in Dorset. His foot accounted for themselves very well, although his Horse need more stomach and training. Col. Venner was wounded in the fight
Read an account of this first Battle here:

Naseby Day

Cromwell at Naseby by Charles Landseer
Today is the anniversary of this decisive battle

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Warwalks - Monmouth Rebellion history

This is an impressive webpage of history from Steve Carter. It is still being updated but it has plenty to read for the Monmouth fans among you. Recommended. It focusses on William Savage and his view on the Rebellion.

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Charles Landseer - The Eve of the Battle of Edge Hill, 1642

Not a huge fan of Victorian paintings but this one is good