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The Siege of Loyalty House by Jessie Childs

“There is nothing that doth more advance and sour a man’s misery”, the eulogist said at the funeral of Sir Marmaduke Rawdon in April 1646, “than this one thought and apprehension: that he was once happy.” Before the outbreak of the English civil...
From: Mathew Lyons on 22 Jun 2022

Marston Moor Event

 Saturday 2nd July 2022"The Battle of Marston Moor 1644"Event at St Helen's Church, Bilton in Ainsty YO26 7NLA display and events to commemorate the 378th anniversary of the battle of Marston Moor, includes a talk at 2pm by Louise Whittaker from the...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 21 Jun 2022

Steel Fist 15mm ECW personalities

 Good to see the research for these figures. www.steelfistminiatures.com – Steel Fist Miniatures
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 9 Jun 2022

Naseby weekend

 Info here
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 24 May 2022

The Siege of Loyalty House

 'Extraordinary, thrilling, immersive... at times almost Tolstoyan in its emotional intelligence and literary power' Simon SchamaIt was a time of climate change and colonialism, puritans and populism, witch hunts and war.A greater proportion of the...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 24 May 2022

Jubilee Weekend Basing

 One for the diary. Details here
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 18 May 2022

Event for your diary

 In Hampshire. Wiki on the battle.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 30 Mar 2022

Cheriton 1644

 Today's anniversary. From the wikiThe Battle of Cheriton of 29 March 1644 was an important Parliamentarian victory during the First English Civil War. Sir William Waller's "Army of the Southern Association" defeated a Royalist force jointly...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 29 Mar 2022

This Easter in Frome Somerset

 Civil War comes to Frome. 
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 21 Mar 2022

The battle of Stow-On-the-Wold 1646

 Today's anniversary. Wiki. There is a good Helion book on the subject.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 21 Mar 2022

New ECW 15mms by Steel Fist

They (Steel Fist) say Time for a Friday sneak peak at Oliver’s latest sculpts.These are first figures for 15mm ECW Oxford Foot - musketeers firing in salvo. They’ve been designed to be used in rows of 2 or 3.Many thanks to Charles at Helion Publishing...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 11 Mar 2022

Torrington 1646

 Today's anniversary. The last major battle of the first Civil War. Wiki
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 16 Feb 2022

From today's Times newspaper

 ECWS (King's Army) in today's paper. 
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 31 Jan 2022

Cromwell Museum Curator reviews the film 'Cromwell'

'Many people's understanding of who Oliver Cromwell was and what happened during the English Civil War is shaped by the 1970 film 'Cromwell', starring Richard Harris and Alec Guiness. Our curator, Stuart Orme, takes a look at the film and assesses what's...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 27 Jan 2022

The Battle of Nantwich 25 January 1644

The Battle of Nantwich was fought on 25 January 1644 in Cheshire during the First English Civil War. In the battle, Sir Thomas Fairfax in command of a Parliamentarian relief force defeated Lord Byron and the Royalists.Wiki
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 25 Jan 2022

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