The British Army 1660–1704

The British Army The period between the Restoration of Charles II in and Marlborough s decisive victory at Blenheim in is often seen as something of a backwater in military history however this year paus

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  • Title: The British Army 1660–1704
  • Author: John Tincey Gerry A. Embleton
  • ISBN: 9781855323810
  • Page: 433
  • Format: Paperback
  • The period between the Restoration of Charles II in 1660 and Marlborough s decisive victory at Blenheim in 1704 is often seen as something of a backwater in military history however, this 40 year pause saw the birth of the British Army in its modern form, and the establishment of many regiments that survive to this day This book examines the uniforms and equipment of tThe period between the Restoration of Charles II in 1660 and Marlborough s decisive victory at Blenheim in 1704 is often seen as something of a backwater in military history however, this 40 year pause saw the birth of the British Army in its modern form, and the establishment of many regiments that survive to this day This book examines the uniforms and equipment of the British Army during this eventful, if often overlooked, period of the reign of Charles II, James II and William II Colour plates, illustrations and photographs portray infantry uniforms and equipment, as well as the uniforms and weapons of the horse, in vivid detail.

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    1. A good source of information on a fairly obscure topic. Would have liked more on the general evolution of the army during this transition period.

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