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by Captain of Dragoons
Wed Jan 13, 2016 11:37 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Dragoons in Nine Years War
Replies: 22
Views: 11113

Re: Dragoons in Nine Years War

During the Restoration period through the Nine Years War and even into the WSS there were separate Establishments in England, Scotland and Ireland. The "British Army" from becoming a standing force under Charles II to William III went through periods of increases and decreases in strength depending ...
by Captain of Dragoons
Tue Jan 12, 2016 1:12 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Dragoons in Nine Years War
Replies: 22
Views: 11113

Re: Dragoons in Nine Years War

Hello Ian, It depends on the army in question. Usually the bigger the army the bigger the ratio between Horse and Dragoon regiments. General example: France 5:1 The Dutch 3:1 / 4:1 England/Scotland/Ireland, much smaller ratio 2:1, maybe 1.5:1 These are rough estimates, the ratio may be bigger taking...
by Captain of Dragoons
Sun Jan 03, 2016 11:53 pm
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: GNW: Swedes and Russians use of the pike
Replies: 9
Views: 6016

Re: GNW: Swedes and Russians use of the pike

Thanks Dfogleman2,

As for the other nations I am aware from other topics on the forum in the 9YW and WSS that the Danes did not carry pikes. What about the other nations in the GNW; the Poles/Saxons/Prussians?

cheers

Edward
by Captain of Dragoons
Sat Jan 02, 2016 3:46 pm
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: GNW: Swedes and Russians use of the pike
Replies: 9
Views: 6016

GNW: Swedes and Russians use of the pike

Hello everybody, My understanding of the pike being used in the GNW is that the Swedes employed it the first part of the war up til Charles was in exile after Poltava. The Swedes moved away from the pike for a period until Charles' return and he reintroduced it. For the Russian's is it correct that ...
by Captain of Dragoons
Tue Dec 22, 2015 3:27 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: any help for flags of Charles ii army update
Replies: 1
Views: 1808

Re: any help for flags of Charles ii army update

Hello Lee,

North Star did an article on miniatures for the early British Army during the Restoration Period here

http://nstarmagazine.com/1672_1_1.htm

cheers

Ed
by Captain of Dragoons
Wed Dec 16, 2015 4:21 pm
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: French 1st Heavy Cavalry Division c.1812
Replies: 26
Views: 12174

Re: French 1st Heavy Cavalry Division c.1812

WOW :!: 8)

No doubt this regiment will extend the limits of glory on the table top as we know them.

cheers
Edward
by Captain of Dragoons
Wed Dec 16, 2015 2:33 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Sir, may I have another: Christmas update?
Replies: 2
Views: 2349

Sir, may I have another: Christmas update?

Hello Barry and Clarence,

Any chance of a Christmas update on the wonderful world of Banners and Warfare?

New Warfare miniatures under consideration....
Ireland Supplement...
Donny Brook....
The new mid level rules between Donny Brook and BtLB....

cheers

Edward
by Captain of Dragoons
Fri May 15, 2015 12:14 am
Forum: Beneath the Lily Banners
Topic: 1690-91 Irish Lists
Replies: 16
Views: 10006

Re: 1690-91 Irish Lists

Thanks Bob :wink:
by Captain of Dragoons
Thu May 14, 2015 1:43 am
Forum: Beneath the Lily Banners
Topic: 1690-91 Irish Lists
Replies: 16
Views: 10006

Re: 1690-91 Irish Lists

Ireland Book(s) :!:

I knew you guys were working on a book for the Ireland but two. :shock:

What is the format? A part one and two of scenarios or are they a rules book and scenario book?

cheers

Edward
by Captain of Dragoons
Sat Jan 03, 2015 5:24 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Horse Grenadier Guards in Long Picked Caps 1683?
Replies: 3
Views: 2998

Re: Horse Grenadier Guards in Long Picked Caps 1683?

Hello Cliff,

I'm thinking ref your remarks above in cloth caps with turned up fur lining being in the style of the Dutch Guards grenadier hats or Louis XIV's Maison du Roi's Horse Grenadiers.

cheers
Edward
by Captain of Dragoons
Fri Jan 02, 2015 3:05 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Horse Grenadier Guards in Long Picked Caps 1683?
Replies: 3
Views: 2998

Horse Grenadier Guards in Long Picked Caps 1683?

I came across the below ref from : Tincey, John; Embleton, Gerry (1994). The British Army 1660-1704. John Evelyn, in his Diary entry for 5 December 1683, described the appearance of the horse grenadiers: "The King had now augmented his guards with a new sort of dragoons, who carried also granados, a...
by Captain of Dragoons
Wed Dec 31, 2014 2:27 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: The West Country 1685
Replies: 4
Views: 3046

Re: The West Country 1685

Correction to above ref action at Bridgewater. It was a Philips Norton that a good size skirmish took place between Rebels in the town and recce force made up of two troops Horse Guard Grenadiers, the grenadier company of the 1st Foot Guards and some Militia Horse and infantry. The Horse Guard Grena...
by Captain of Dragoons
Sun Dec 28, 2014 8:47 pm
Forum: WARFARE MINIATURES
Topic: WARFARE PRIVATE COMMISSIONS - WHAT INTERESTS YOU?
Replies: 123
Views: 93614

Re: WARFARE PRIVATE COMMISSIONS - WHAT INTERESTS YOU?

Over from the '1660 - 1721 Period' thread, The West Country 1685: Warfare has produced William III, James II, Sarsfield, St Ruth and above now plans for Bonnie Dundee. For the Sedgemoor Campaign any plans to produce Monmouth, Feversham or Churchill? Oh :!: Will Bonnie Dundee see Hugh Mackey across t...
by Captain of Dragoons
Sun Dec 28, 2014 5:44 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Oxford's Blews - running head on into the wall!
Replies: 8
Views: 4922

Re: Oxford's Blews - running head on into the wall!

Tracking down the titles (ie Colonels) 1688 - 1703 Aubrey, Earl of Oxford —de Vere's or Earl of Oxford's Regiment 1703 - 1712 George, Duke of Northumberland — FitzRoy's or Duke of Northumberland's Regiment 1712 - 1712 Richard, Earl Rivers —Savage's or Earl Rivers' Regiment 1712 - 1715 Charles, Earl ...
by Captain of Dragoons
Sat Dec 27, 2014 5:02 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: The West Country 1685
Replies: 4
Views: 3046

The West Country 1685

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year all :!: This morning I was just clicking around on the internet between the the league sites and other images and ended up seeing a nice little map on Sedgemoor. http://fraxinus-victoryv.blogspot.ca/2009/03/sedgemoor-1685.html I recall Barry had done a demo game ba...