J. W. Fortescue The history of the genesis of the British Army to the English Civil War
Among British Army historians the reputation of Sir John Fortescue stands virtually without equal. His comprehensive fourteen..
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..
J. W. Fortescue the British Army, the English Civil War and the Conflicts of the 17th Century ~~A nation divided—the birth of an army
Among British Army historians the reputation of Sir John Fortescue stands virtually without equal. His comprehensive fourteen volume history is a work of unp..
John E. Morris & Robert White Bannockburn by John E. Morris & The Battle of Bannockburn by Robert White ‘Lay on, Lay on-they fail’—the Bruce’s victory at Stirling
The Battle of Bannockburn holds a significant place in the history of Scotland and the Scottish people. Fought in 1314, when Edward II rei..
Robert Jones The Defeat of the Scots by the English, 1513 A fateful day for Scotland
The Battle of Flodden Field was founded upon the soundest of military maxims—’to take the enemy in rear whilst he is directed upon another enemy.’ Unfortunately, as with ..
Robert Borland The Troubled Anglo-Scottish Borderlands During the 13th to 16th Centuries Blood and fire on the wild borderland
During the Middle Ages the Kingdoms of England and Scotland were frequently at war and even in times of peace the relationship between the two nations was an u..