Thursday, 30 September 2021
1/72 new release. Look good. They have a decent range of Jacobite rebellion troops. Also forthcoming is72140 - British Regiments of Horse 1745
72141 - Prince's Lifeguard and Fitzjames Horse
72149 - Bonnie Prince Charlie and Scottish Cavalry
Wednesday, 29 September 2021
Friday, 24 September 2021
Painting by Patrick Nicolle. Thanks to Mark Vaughn for finding this. It's historical fiction from Look and Learn. Set during the Monmouth Rebellion maybe you remember it? I don't as I was a Tell me Why reader.
"I heard the thunder of cavalry and saw the black belly of a horse above me". A dramatic moment from the first episode of the novel 'The Spur and the Lily' by Howard Jones, illustrated by Pat Nicolle.
This adventure set during the reign of King James II featuring the Monmouth Rebellion and premiered in Look and Learn issue 306, published 25th November 1967. Buy the original artwork here.
Tuesday, 21 September 2021
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|from A date for your diary! – Battle of Prestonpans 1745 (isoiadigital.com)|
18 September 2021 - 19 September 2021
Hosted by the Scottish Battlefields Trust and the Battle of Prestonpans (1745) Heritage Trust, witness for yourself a spectacular weekend of living history and battle re-enactment displays as the two warring factions of the Jacobites and Redcoats meet for the 1745 Battle of Prestonpans.