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That b> letters from the Board of the 10th of July to the la . Clifford Laird laeut of the Counties of Cumtierland. Northumberland and Westmerland. It ssas directed, that there should be forth**ith raised and Trained 500 Footr and too Horse uithin the Countie of Northumberland, and 400 l''oote more in the Townr of Newcastle, and within 1 Ik- ('.onin 10 of Cumberland and Wnimrr-land jointly 500 Fonte and too Horse All the said Foote to l e halfe Pikes, halfe Musket ts. And all the vaid...

Soldiers Of The English Civil War 2 Cavalry

Text by JOHN TINCEY Colour plates by ANGUS McBRIDE Kim published in Great Britain in tt gt qo by Osprey. an impnni of Reed Consumer Books Limited MichHin Mouif. 81 h'ulham Road l-ondon SW36RB and Auckland, Melbourne, Singapore and Toronto Q 1990 Rrrd International Books Limited Reprinted 1991. 1993 All righu reserved Apart from any iair dealing for the putpov of private study, research, criticism or review, a permitted under the Copy right Designs and Patent Act. iqAA, no part of this...

Cavalry in Battle

Civil War cavalry tactics were derived from the experience of soldiers who had served in the Dutch and Swedish armies. However, as the two skies fiollowed separate trends, we must examine them individually. From the earliest days of the Civil War the tactics employed by the Royalist Horse were determined by Prince Rupert. An ex gt criciiccd commander during the Kuro gt ean wars, Rti gt cri had also made a study of military lextlmoks be was therefore up to date in his ideas, and introdui ed the...

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However, the fact ili.K only 33 sets of 'Armes wr supplied when 44 were requested, as well as the deficiencies in 'Corgett ' awl bolsters, indicates that equipment was in short supply. Although the majority of ihc cavalrymen of the Civil War were known as 'hurquebusiriV rather than 'carbine ', the weapon thev carried was described as a carbine. The exact nature of the firearm that the light cavalryman should carry had been the subject of debate for most of the century, and each theorist had his...

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TheTreflels which cl.c King of Sw Un rode his Bridge upon to paflc over d lt Jcbirto TJX the feet of the TicflcU had W ghts upon thor Ledges to bol taken the field for the Naseby campaign. Parliament was able to make up the New Model cavalry regiments by joining together remnants of units from Essex's, Manchester's and Waller's armies. It may be that during its first campaigns the New-Model Horse wore either iheir old uniforms or clothes they purchased themselves. Although his role in battle...

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Littlecote Carbine

The edge of the upper Oeeve dearly ahowa the kkkam of the leather used for the main part of the roal. The lower part of the aleeve ia inadr of thinner leather to enable the wearer to move hia arma freely. The aenma are ball-jointed rather than overlapped, eacept for the landing collar, which ia inaet. National Army Museum The articulated misses 8 were difficult to make and were often the first part of the cuiras-sicr's armour to Ik discarded. One surviving...

Cavalry

Cavalry Lancer

i ilir Marl of the Civil W.u many cavalrv officer turned to military books to discover how to conduct the economy and o gt erations of thru units. Robert Ward's Animaditruon ivorrt tf gt 3g the title means critical observations on war was highly thought of for it advice on the training and handling of cat airy hut it owed much to what was l gt far the most popular lxx k. John Cruso's MUtlant Inst tinhorn Jot tht i.aiaiUnt. I hi gt was first published in tbjj, but was reprinted in 1644 at...

Artillery

Buff Leather Bridle Gauntlet

In his book The Cunntr published in 1628 re-pnnted 1643 . Koln-rt Norton divided artillery iato four classes 'Gannons of Battery. Culverins and their 'consorts', I'erior shooting stone, and Mortars, murtherers. petards etc.' However, these classification svere based not 011 use or size of shot but rather on the proportion between total length and lx re. Thus a lull cannon firing a shot of 63 lb and a minion firing a shot of 3J lb came into the lame class, In practice the distinction was between...

Cavalry Uniforms and Equipment

Although we can identify the coat colours of many infantry regiments from warrants and recorded sightings, we have little reliablr evidence for the TVr D t lt h m4 hraiiJi Imtw uhi g voll gt . mt pUt l Oko 1 the batik at Shifpwi in i6o gt . PUtol vrtr lirnl at Hnrt rwer la wkia nuilmain pra r li a af ilk nrnif't TVr D t lt h m4 hraiiJi Imtw uhi g voll gt . mt pUt l Oko 1 the batik at Shifpwi in i6o gt . PUtol vrtr lirnl at Hnrt rwer la wkia nuilmain pra r li a af ilk nrnif't clothing issued I...