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by Old John
Mon Jan 25, 2021 10:08 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Battle of the Boyne questions
Replies: 11
Views: 935

Re: Battle of the Boyne questions

some years back i walked the Boyne battlefield, well worth seeing, stood where Schomberg was killed on right of Jacobite forces in open ground, below suggested books which might help Osprey Campaign 160 battle of the Boyne by Michael McNally Marshal Schomberg by Matthew Glazier Battle of the Boyne b...
by Old John
Tue Jan 05, 2021 9:13 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: French regt Angoumois at Blenhiem
Replies: 2
Views: 536

Re: French regt Angoumois at Blenhiem

many thanks for info, if you find anything else would be very much appreciated
stay safe, cheers Old John
by Old John
Mon Jan 04, 2021 10:40 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: French regt Angoumois at Blenhiem
Replies: 2
Views: 536

French regt Angoumois at Blenhiem

i'm looking for any info on above regt 2nd battn to see if was actually engaged at Blenhiem, which brigade etc?? only info i've found so far is on a Wagner plate where noted 2nd battn at Blenhiem & Landau in 1704
many thanks in advance
Happy new year to all
stay safe
cheers Old John
by Old John
Sun Jun 21, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Ottoman Project
Replies: 15
Views: 4194

Re: Ottoman Project

got my copy yesterday too , agree look very informative, great colour plates, nice intro by Barry Hilton there too

cheers Old John
by Old John
Tue Jun 16, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: forces of the Covenanter Rebellions in 1666 and 1679
Replies: 2
Views: 1103

Re: forces of the Covenanter Rebellions in 1666 and 1679

http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/BTL5 http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/BTL21 https://www.paintinghistory.co.uk/covenanter-rebellion-gallery http://www.battlefieldstrust.com/resource-centre/stuart-rebellions/battleview.asp?BattleFieldId=58 https://drmarkjardine.wor...
by Old John
Thu Apr 02, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: PDF On Marlborough's amphibious campaign released
Replies: 1
Views: 1311

Re: PDF On Marlborough's amphibious campaign released

got it !! Brilliant, inspiration for painting figures in these dark times, my compliments, recommended to all

cheers Old John
by Old John
Sun Mar 15, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Talon & Claw uniform query
Replies: 10
Views: 4814

Re: Talon & Claw uniform query

yes very helpful , many thanks, again has anyone info on Maltese troops in Venetian Service

cheers Old John
by Old John
Sat Mar 14, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Talon & Claw uniform query
Replies: 10
Views: 4814

Re: Talon & Claw uniform query

should have mentioned

Dan Schorrs Notes on Saxon Army and his Saxon Polish Army in GNW Editions Brokaw in Wargaming in Age of Marlborough series

cheers Old john
by Old John
Sat Mar 14, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Talon & Claw uniform query
Replies: 10
Views: 4814

Re: Talon & Claw uniform query

Hi Gunther many thanks for info, much appreciated, will email you shortly, for building my Venetian forces i've been using Bruno Mugani's works for them as to Saxons here's what i've used as sources Wolfgang Friechrich Saxon Troops 1683 -1763 Reinhold Muller Die Armee Augusts des Starken (yes a late...
by Old John
Fri Mar 13, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Talon & Claw uniform query
Replies: 10
Views: 4814

Talon & Claw uniform query

having been inspired by the wonderful photos of painted figures in the book, i'm asking for more info on the uniform illustration on page 124 for troops in Venetian service shown there, Massa Dragoons & Maltese infantry, have done a web search but couldn't find anything that helped any guidance/help...
by Old John
Sat Feb 29, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Latvia in GNW
Replies: 4
Views: 3929

Re: Latvia in GNW

many thanks for link, will be ordering

cheers Old John
by Old John
Fri Feb 28, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Latvia in GNW
Replies: 4
Views: 3929

Re: Latvia in GNW

can you forward the contact details for Latvian book seller, much appreciated
cheers Old John
by Old John
Thu Feb 27, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Latvia in GNW
Replies: 4
Views: 3929

Latvia in GNW

*Zem Kr<a XII karogiem. Latvieau karav+ri 18. gadsimta Zviedrijas armij*, published in 2016. It deals with Latvian soldiers during the Great Northern War. The image purports to show a soldier of the Livländsk lantmilisbatalion Wolmarska kretsen (Wolmar District). This unit was set up in 1701 and bro...
by Old John
Wed Jan 01, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Drinking Gin Napue 1714
Replies: 1
Views: 3880

Drinking Gin Napue 1714

Happy New Year to all

Wargames Illustrated Jan 2020 Issue 387, great article by Barry H on refighting Battle of Napue in Finland, lovely pics, inspirational start to 2020

cheers Old John
by Old John
Tue Dec 24, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Wss Danish Grenadier uniforms
Replies: 6
Views: 4589

Re: Wss Danish Grenadier uniforms

http://www.hillmose-finn.dk/militaerhis ... rmer-1892/

interesting old art work here

cheers Old John