The campaigns of a famous county regiment
George Paton’s comprehensive book describes the history of the 24th Regiment of Foot from its creation in 1689 to the time when it became known as the Sout..
J. W. Fortescue
the Wars of the British Army and the Duke of Marlborough 1672-1712
The Campaigns of the Duke of Marlborough
Among British Army historians the reputation of Sir John Fortescue stands virtually without equal. His comprehensive fourteen volume history is a work of un..
Walter Temple Willcox
the 5th Dragoons in Ireland, the Low Countries and the War of Spanish Succession 1688-1711
The glorious beginnings of a forgotten regiment
Most regiments of the British Army are able to trace their history in an unbroken line to the date of their creation. Not so the British cavalry regi..
Andrew Crichton & James Ferguson
Two British Officers During the War of Spanish Succession—The Life and Diary of Lieut. Col. J. Blackader by Andrew Crichton & Brigadier Ferguson: A Soldier of 1688 and Blenheim by James Ferguson
At war with Marlborough against the French
There can be little doubt that John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, stands high in the pantheon of the greatest British military men. His campaigns, parti..
Mercenaries in Foreign Service from the 14th to 19th Centuries
Claymore for hire—the story of the Scottish mercenary
There have always been mercenaries and some nations have a better temperament for the trade than others. Mercenaries, both historically and pre..
The Adventurous Life of Robert Rogers of the Rangers
The most famous ranger—and the father of covert warfare
As the ‘age of sail’ progressed the great nations of Europe understood that the lands and wealth of the globe were within the grasp of their ..
Riflemen in green
Popular historical fiction has brought focus to Wellington’s Green jacketed riflemen. The hero of those novels is, as most readers know, a member of the 95th regiment. The subject..
The Seven Years War in Europe, the French and Indian War, Colonial American Frontier and the Caribbean, the Napoleonic Wars, the Crimean War, the Indian Mutiny, the Ashanti War and the Nile Expedition--1729-1888
The first 150 years of one of the British Army’s most renowned regiments
Archibald Forbes was a notable author, journalist and special correspondent during the British colonial wars of the Victoria..
F. G. Cardew
An Invaluable Reference Resource
A history from 1599 to 1895
Lieutenant Cardew's excellent history of the Bengal Native Army is an invaluable reference resource for all those interested in the British in India and the armies of th..
P. R. Innes
An Elite Regiment of the Honourable East India Company 1756-1858
The history of one of India's famous regiments
The domination of the Indian sub-continent by the British would have been impossible without the support of the armies of the presidencies of the Hono..
C. R. B. Barrett
As Dragoons During the Flanders Campaign, War of the Austrian Succession and the Seven Years War
Volume 1: 1688-1792
An important history of a famous British cavalry regiment
This book is the first volume of an essential four volume work covering the history of the 7th (Queen's Own) Hussars to the beginning of th..
Frederick B. Richards
Campaigns in the French & Indian War
The Black Watch-the 42nd Foot-are the senior highland regiment in the British Army. In 1757 it was engaged in the Seven Years War as it was fought in North America in the conflict that we term 'The Fr..
C. R. B. Barrett
Uniforms, Equipment, Weapons, Traditions, the Services of Notable Officers and Men & the Appendices to All Volumes—Volume 4: 1688-1914
The 7th (Queen's Own) Hussars—in detail
This is fourth and final volume of C. R. B. Barett's in depth history of the 7th (Queen's Own) Hussars published by Leonaur in a matching set available in so..
John Simcoe and his Rangers During the Revolutionary War for America
A commander’s account of the campaigns of his famous regiment
Robert Rogers and his Rangers are familiar to students of the early wars of America. During the French and Indian War, they won lasting..
by James Skinner
James Skinner and his 'Yellow Boys' Irregular cavalry in the wars of India between the British, Mahratta, Rajput, Mogul, Sikh & Pindarree Forces.
India's most famous cavalryman recounts his career. James Skinner had a colourful career. He began his military exploits as a mercenary for Indian princes and became a legend as the leader of the ‘Yel..