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by Old John
Mon Jul 23, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Monmouth Rebellion help
Replies: 16
Views: 3494

Re: Monmouth Rebellion help

figures i used for Monmouth's Rebellion were old Warrior 1690 range and ECW clubmen, Minifigs S range ECW with pikes, scythes etc, plus a few Hinchcliffe ECW

cheers Old John
by Old John
Mon Jul 23, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: uniform identification help
Replies: 11
Views: 2270

Re: uniform identification help

thanks for suggestions, agree those in green and purple likely to be Spanish but which regts/tercios? dragoon in light blue don't think it's French Maison d'Roi as i racall that when i got them as well as pikeman in yellowish coat, a couple of boxes they came in were marked Boyne !! :D will try and ...
by Old John
Sun Jul 22, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: uniform identification help
Replies: 11
Views: 2270

uniform identification help

The other day while sorting out some figures rediscovered some figures that i got off Ebay UK some years back, have tried to identify the uniforms using early Ospreys, Kannik's Uniform's of the World, Grant's Pike & Shot (1st edition), used these as the figures are old Les Higgins WSS, which i think...
by Old John
Sat Jul 21, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Monmouth Rebellion help
Replies: 16
Views: 3494

Re: Monmouth Rebellion help

glad to help out, pleased you liked my suggestions for Monmouth's Rebels
cheers Old John
by Old John
Fri Jul 20, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Helion No 27 St Ruth and Aughrim 1691
Replies: 11
Views: 3059

Re: Helion No 27 St Ruth and Aughrim 1691

many thanks for comments, reckon i'll get it,
cheers Old John
by Old John
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Helion No 27 St Ruth and Aughrim 1691
Replies: 11
Views: 3059

Re: Helion No 27 St Ruth and Aughrim 1691

many thanks for info, is it worth getting? any new research, details etc
cheers Old John
by Old John
Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Helion No 27 St Ruth and Aughrim 1691
Replies: 11
Views: 3059

Helion No 27 St Ruth and Aughrim 1691

this new title was wondering if any different or expanded on Michael McNally's previous work

Battle of Aughrim 1691 published in 2008 by the History Press ISBN 9780752446875

comments and advice welcome

cheers Old John
by Old John
Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Monmouth Rebellion help
Replies: 16
Views: 3494

Re: Monmouth Rebellion help

just noticed i've been promoted from Corporal to Sergeant!!!! many thanks
cheers Old John
by Old John
Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Monmouth Rebellion help
Replies: 16
Views: 3494

Re: Monmouth Rebellion help

You could use a scenario where Monmouth did surprise James II's forces and maybe if some of the West Country's Militia regts joined him, my own bases for Monmouth's rebels have a mix of figures with, pikes, muskets, pitchforks and scythes, all on the same base, also if you want to expand your projec...
by Old John
Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Monmouth Rebellion help
Replies: 16
Views: 3494

Re: Monmouth Rebellion help

Hi Nick
glad i could help, also lookout for the following book, which i should have listed

Helion No 16 Army of James II 1685 -1688 by Stephen Ede-Borrett (Century of the Soldier series)

cheers Old John
by Old John
Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Monmouth Rebellion help
Replies: 16
Views: 3494

Re: Monmouth Rebellion help

Prelude to Sedgemoor is in Practical Wargamer Vol 11 no 6 19/9/1997 Practical Wargamer July/August 1993 has an article Across the other Rhine by Charles Grant & Stuart Asquith Osprey MAA 267 British Army 1660-1704 by John Tncey some of the titles i mentioned earlier are available on Ebay UK at momen...
by Old John
Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:47 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Monmouth Rebellion help
Replies: 16
Views: 3494

Re: Monmouth Rebellion help

Also suggest that some English Civil War figures can be used for Monmouth's troops as well as Royalist troops. Various British Army regimental websites can provide uniform details eg Kirke's lambs/Tangier Regiment
cheers Old John
by Old John
Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Monmouth Rebellion help
Replies: 16
Views: 3494

Re: Monmouth Rebellion help

I have fought Sedgemoor Campaign several times, using as a basis a couple of old articles from Military Modelling mag and maybe Practical Wargaming mag from years back Military Modelling December 1981, Battle of Sedgemoor by Stuart Asquith in Battles for Wargamers series Practical Wargamer or Milita...
by Old John
Sun Jul 08, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Gyldenstjerna dragoon standard
Replies: 6
Views: 1873

Re: Gyldenstjerna dragoon standard

had a look in CA Sapherson's booklet on Swedish army 1688-1721 states the dragoons wore blue coats lined in lighter blue.Waistcoats and breeches were deep blue, wore red cravats and pale yellow lace loops on buttonholes of coats

cheers Old John