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Book Review: ‘Mistresses’ by Linda Porter

Mistresses: Sex and Scandal at the Court of Charles II, written by historian Linda Porter and published by Picador in 2020, is the second book on the Stuarts of the seventeenth century by Dr Porter, the first being, Royal Renegades: The Children of Charles...
From: The Seventeenth Century Lady on 9 Oct 2020

McBurney on “George Washington’s Nemesis,” 8 Oct.

On Thursday, 8 October, the Fraunces Tavern Museum in New York will share a talk by Christian McBurney on “George Washington’s Nemesis: The Outrageous Treason and Unfair Court-Martial of General Charles Lee.”The event description says:While...
From: Boston 1775 on 7 Oct 2020

Colonel Henry Jackson Accused by His Junior Officers of Misconduct at the Battle of Monmouth Court House

In my study of Major General Charles Lee, who commanded Continental Army troops at the fascinating Battle of Monmouth Court House, I argue that... The post Colonel Henry Jackson Accused by His Junior Officers of Misconduct at the Battle of Monmouth Court...

William Dickens, John Rose, and William Turnbull

It is often believed or reported that the 2nd New York Regiment of 1775, commanded by Col. Goose Van Schaick, morphed into the 1st... The post William Dickens, John Rose, and William Turnbull appeared first on Journal of the American Revolution.

Fighting For Liberty by Stephen Carter

This is a fantastic book and to my mind a welcome addition to anybody's library. It brings fresh insight into the rebellion and a new way of telling the story of the two expeditions of 1685.  One of the novel approaches of this book is it deals with...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 23 Jul 2020

Execution of the Duke of Monmouth

Happened today in 1685. 
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 15 Jul 2020

Fighting for Liberty

⭐ New book offer! ⭐‘Fighting for Liberty. Argyll & Monmouth's Military Campaigns against the Government of King James, 1685’ is now in stock and available to buy on our website.SAVE £6 off this brand-new title...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 15 Jul 2020

Sedgemoor 1685

Today's anniversary. Image by Sean O'Brogain for my booklet Days of King Monmouth
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 6 Jul 2020

Time for my Sedgemoor Gif again

This is some film we made on the battle site for BBC Education. We played both sides so I can see myself twice.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 5 Jul 2020

Today (5th) at 4 BST

Steve Carter is doing this event. I have never used Zoom but I will try and give it a go. Here is the link
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 5 Jul 2020

Philips Norton 1685

Today is the anniversary of this battle of the Monmouth rebellion. I have a Facebook group 'Monmouth Rebellion 1685' if you are interested. We are all looking forward to Steve Carter's book Fighting for Liberty which is out next week.The Troop at the...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 27 Jun 2020

Duke of Monmouth lands at Lyme

Today in 1685 the Monmouth Rebellion started. 
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 11 Jun 2020

Washington’s Councils of War: A Selective Assessment

A.H. Ritchie’s 1856 engraving entitled “Washington and His Generals” is a creative, imaginary scene, as the dozens of generals shown assembled never congregated in... The post Washington’s Councils of War: A Selective Assessment...

George Washinton’s Nemesis

George Washington’s Nemesis:  The Outrageous Treason and Unfair Court-Martial of Major General Charles Lee during the Revolutionary War by Christian McBurney (El Dorado Hills, CA: ... The post George Washinton’s Nemesis appeared...

Fighting for Liberty

 Steve Carter's eagerly-anticipated book on the events of 1685 is due to be released in late June. Promises to break new ground by including Argyll's campaign and new perspectives on the battle of Sedgemoor are expected.  Due to current restrictions...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 13 May 2020

Khurasan 15mm Militia/Monmouth types

The 15mm late 17th century range by Khurasan Miniatures continues to expand. Next to be released will be Karl XI Swedes, but here’s a sneak preview of American Militia in firing line, Monmouth Rebels marching, and Monmouth pikemen. I reckon the...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 24 Feb 2020

Royal Regiment of Dragoons 1685

This is a reconstruction by Alan Larsen of the Troop. It was used in the book The Army of James II by Stephen Ede-Borrett for Helion in 2017. It's an excellent book and covers the early British army in great detail. 
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 26 Jan 2020

Horse grenadier by Pierre Turner

John Evelyn On Horse Grenadiers 5 December 1683The King had now augmented his guards with a new sort of dragoons, who carried also granados, and were habited after the Polish manner, with long peaked caps, very fierce and fantastical
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 26 Jan 2020

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