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A buckler fighter from the British Library's Add MS 49622, c. 1310 – 1324…

A buckler fighter from the British Library's Add MS c. 1310 – brandishing a buckler which reminded me of the depicted example from the Royal Armouries, made of cuir bouilli with iron boss and six-foil fittings.

The Hessian Jaeger Corps hired by the British to fight during the American War…

Hesse-Cassel Corps of Field Jaegers, 1776 - The Hessian Jaeger Corps hired by the British to fight during the American War for Independence was among the finest light troops employed during the conflict.

THE ROYAL SCOTS (The Royal Regiment of Scotland) BATALLA DE BABA WALI…

Drummer Roddick rescuing Lieutenant Menzies of the Highlanders / General Robert’s March to Kandahar and the Battle of Baba Wali, 1880 (Second Afghan War)

Robert Rogers (7 November 1731 – 18 May 1795) was an American colonial…

On this day in history, In Major Roger Rogers takes possession of Detroit on behalf of Britain. Image courtesy of Wikipedia by artist Johann Martin Will, publisher Thomas Hart.

The Battle of Ticonderoga, Seven Years War

The Black Watch, the Highlanders at the Battle of Ticonderoga on July 1758 in the French and Indian War