Thursday, 30 September 2021
Farrier 11th Dragoons David Morier c1750
REDBOX 72139 - British Dragoons, Jacobite Rebellion 1745
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
Terezin is back
Friday, 24 September 2021
The Spur and the Lily by Howard Jones
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
|Photo from the weekend by Phoenix Photography Scotland | Facebook|
Today's anniversary is this 10 minute battle.
|Dragoons by the Troop by (1) Phoenix Photography Scotland | Facebook|
Monday, 20 September 2021
Box art for French Dragoons in Attack
Friday, 17 September 2021
Today's anniversary is this Swedish victory. Wiki
Monday, 13 September 2021
Facebook page here @svenskalifcompagniet
Saturday, 11 September 2021
New teasers from Strelets-R (1/72 WSS)
Today's anniversary is this battle. The bloodiest battle of the 18th century.
|The Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugene Entering the French Entrenchments, Louis Laguerre|
Friday, 10 September 2021
Avanpost 28mm Thirty years war lancers
Get them from Mezzer's miniatures in the UK.
Thursday, 9 September 2021
Jacobite Rising Conference 2021
Monday, 6 September 2021
Battle of Nördlingen (1634)
Today's anniversary is this battle.
Friday, 3 September 2021
Battle of Prestonpans - Re-enactment Weekend 2021
|from A date for your diary! – Battle of Prestonpans 1745 (isoiadigital.com)|
18 September 2021 - 19 September 2021
- £3.00 - £5.00 per person + booking fee
- Greenhills, Prestonpans
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.
Amongst the military action, there will be opportunities to explore the two military camps, talk to the soldiers to find out about life on the battlefield and watch as they train for the battle ahead of them. Then stand back and watch the full force of the encounter unfold…
There will be loud bangs and smoke from musket and cannon fire during demonstrations. Children must be supervised at all times and dogs must be kept on leads at all times. By entering the event field, you are confirming your understanding that battle re-enactments can be dangerous and you will not cross any safety barriers.
Visitors should note that this is an open air event, therefore please dress according to the weather conditions.
Wednesday, 1 September 2021
A Clash of Sovereigns: Great Northern War in 40mm
Kickstarter here. All the info you need is on the page. Looks impressive. Good luck chaps.