Infantry

Angus Mcbride Uniforms

KEITH ROBERTS ANGUS McBRIDE

Published in 1989 by Osprey Publishing Ltd 59 Grosvenor Street, London W1X 9DA © Copyright 1989 Osprey Publishing Ltd Reprinted 1991, 1992

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British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data

Roberts, Keith

English Civil War armies.—(Elite series; 25). 1. English civil war. Military forces I. Title II. McBride, Angus III. Series 942.o6'3

ISBN o 85045 903 6 Filmset in Great Britain

Printed through Bookbuilders Ltd, Hong Kong

Author's Note

This is the first of two books in the Osprey Elite series dealing with the recruitment, organisation, equipment, training and tactics of the soldiers who fought in the English Civil War. The first describes the origins of the military theory used by both sides, and deals particularly with infantry regiments. The second will cover cavalry, dragoons and artillery.

Artist's Note

Readers may care to note that the original paintings from which the colour plates in this book were prepared are available for private sale. All reproduction copyright whatsoever is retained by the publisher. All enquiries should be addressed to: Scorpio Gallery P.O. Box 475 Hailsham

E. Sussex BN27 2SL The publishers regret that they can enter into no correspondence upon this matter.

Dedication

In memoriam Andrzej Roman Ciupha, 1954-1987.

With thanks to Julia Wheelhouse for her help in proof-reading my efforts.

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