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Getaways - Kings Army

Part 2 of “The Getaways” from about 1979, a documentary filmed at Braemar House near Salisbury. Part 1 isn't up so if anyone has it?
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 5 May 2020

Teaching the American Revolution with Simulations

What most Americans know about the Revolutionary War they learned when they were in elementary or middle school. The curricular timing is fortunate in... The post Teaching the American Revolution with Simulations appeared first on Journal of the American...

Days of King Louis and Queen Anne event

April 4-5, 2020Locust Lawn Estate  436 Route 32 South • New Paltz, NY 12561 • (845) 901-0935Webpage here
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 28 Jan 2020

WSS Austrians from ChrisFritz

 Dear Gentlemen (and Ladies, of course),please allow me to contribute some pictures of Austrian musketeers like they have looked liked in the first years of the War of Spanish Succession.It is the Regiment of "von Herberstein" in orange-red colors...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 27 Dec 2019

Trailer Slag om Grolle 2019

Nearly time for this event in the Netherlands that brings people from all over to reenact the 80 years war.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 7 Oct 2019

Seven Years War siege at Terezin 2019

Spectacular action from the Czech Republic. This weekend just passed. 
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 6 Oct 2019

‘A Gift from the King’ – a Guest Post by Daniel Williams of King Charles I Return

My name is Daniel Williams. For a year and a half, I have been recreating King Charles I and faithfully bringing him to life to the delight (and sometimes bemusement) of the public. My travels have taken me around the UK from Scotland to Isle of Wight...
From: The Seventeenth Century Lady on 12 Sep 2019

1588 in 1988

When we were in the ECWS in 88 we did a few Armada themed things. We did a week at Basing which I have posted about before but we also did a beacon celebration on Westbury White Horse. My wife got rather good at doing ruffs. 
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 10 Sep 2019

The English Civil War Recreated in Colour Photographs by Honeywell and Spear.

This came out in 1993 and is a little different being in colour. I picked my copy cheaply from Bridgwater museum. See here for some pics
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 9 Sep 2019

The English Civil War - a living history - Paul Lewis Isemonger

Bought this book off Ebay for a few quid. It was first published in 1994 which was after my time but I do know quite a few depicted. It is all in black and white but it's very well done with brooding skies and brooding reenactors. Done in an informative...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 9 Sep 2019

Glastonbury ECWS 1985 by Mark Godwin

This is a really useful photo for me. First time I have seen a photo. It is of my first ever event as a participant. In 1985 at Glastonbury during the 300th of the Monmouth Rebellion in 1985. Devereux's and friends of the ECWS as Trelawney's regiment....
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 4 Sep 2019

ECWS at Gloucester

It's a busy weekend for reenactors. ECWS are at Gloucester and the SK are at Scampston Hall York. Have fun everyone.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 23 Aug 2019

Pirates & Privateers Newsletter.

https://pub47.bravenet.com/bravemailer/v2/online.php?id=861&usernum=3977197897&e=historicaltrekker%40gmail.com&cname=Keith
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 20 Aug 2019

Pirate Living History.

https://pilotonline.com/news/local/article_591c3d64-962b-11e9-997c-fbd42bc1378e.html
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 25 Jul 2019

(Reen-)Action in Marblehead

There is filming or preparation for filming all around us this July: on Salem Common, in Forest River Park, in nearby Danvers and Marblehead. On Saturday I drove over to see Marblehead’s Old Town dressed as Salem during Halloween for a Netflix film...
From: streets of salem on 15 Jul 2019

Photos of the 2008 Oudenarde reenactment

http://www.thomason-photography.net/Oudenaarde/Oudenaarde08/Oudenaarde2008.html
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 11 Jul 2019

Lord Donegall's Regiment of Foot

The War of Spanish Succession is alive and well in the USA with Lord Donegal's. Recruting now, See their webpage here
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 1 Jul 2019

Jubilee Fair

“View of the Jubilee Fair in Hyde Park; in foreground to left a small stage erected with a band playing and jesters performing, a small crowd stands in front, a few tents in central foreground with signs such as “Duke of Wellington Whitbreads...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 4 Jun 2019

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I'll do my best to ensure that the basic URL construction (searchcat?s=...) is stable and persistent as long as the site is around.