Monday 29 June 2020

Cropredy Bridge 1644

Today's anniversary. Picture from the Earl of Manchester's blog piece about reenacting the battle.

Saturday 27 June 2020

Philips Norton 1685

Today is the anniversary of this battle of the Monmouth rebellion. I have a Facebook group 'Monmouth Rebellion 1685' if you are interested. We are all looking forward to Steve Carter's book Fighting for Liberty which is out next week.
The Troop at the George Inn Norton Saint Philip.

Dettingen 1743

Today's anniversary. New Osprey soon on the subject. Wiki

Wednesday 24 June 2020

March to White Mountain 1620
Webpage that has an English language version on events later in the year in the Czech republic commemorating White Mountain 1620. Of course there were English troops at Bila Hora😄😄
23.—25. 10. 2020 Archeological reconstruction of artillery redoubt — archaeological experiment with the construction of an artillery redoubt in the area of RakovnĂ­k battlefield
31. 10. 2020 Battle of RakovnĂ­k — reconstruction of part of the RakovnĂ­k battle
5.—7. 11. 2020 March to the BĂ­lĂĄ Hora battlefield — march of troops from the RakovnĂ­k battlefield to the White Mountain following the real historical route, everyone can participate
8. 11. 2020 Commemorative ceremony — commemoration ceremony of the battle of the White Mountain at the battlefield and in the Convent of the Virgin Mary Victorious on the White Mountain

Thursday 18 June 2020

Battle of KolĂ­n

Photo Thomas T
Today's anniversary. Wiki

Thursday 11 June 2020

Duke of Monmouth lands at Lyme

Today in 1685 the Monmouth Rebellion started. 

Sunday 7 June 2020

More drinking

Read more about this regiment at Kronoskaf

Grenadiers de France

This would be a great regiment to recreate. Kronoskaf entry here.
 Drawings by Michel PĂ©tard, probably from Tradition magazine .

Pleasant Sunday everyone

Paysanne des environs de Strasbourg, Kochersberg. PremiĂšre moitiĂ© du XVIIIe siĂšcle 
Author :  
Ganier-Tanconville, Henri 1845-1936. Illustrateur 
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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).
Today's anniversary. Wiki

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".