Tuesday 28 February 2012


Image from here. Fought today in 1710. Wiki here. Go here to see the League of Augsburg's refighting in miniature. Go here to see Marc Grieves painting of the battle

Saturday 25 February 2012

Marc Grieves

Artist who has done a number of excellent paintings for this era. This one is Lund 1676 - there are some more including Great Northern War at his site here

Monday 6 February 2012

Soldiers in the Field

Image from this blog 'the 1640s Picturebook; Costume & Stuff from the English Civil War '. It's well worth a look. It says
Drawing by Thomas Neale, dated 1657-1659. An unusual view in its rarity. There are precious few images of English ordinary troops from this period