KETIH ROBERTS was born in 1955 and was educated at Highgate School. He graduated in History from Leicester University in 1977 and is currently employed by one of the major clearing banks. He is a military analyst and lecturer on the theory and practice of war in Europe and England between 1590 and 1660 and has published widely in this field. His previous work for Osprey includes Elite 25: Soldiers of the English Civil War (1) Infantry.
JOHN TINCEY is the author of Elite 15: The Armada Campaign 1588, Elite 27: Soldiers of the English Civil War (2) Cavalry and Men-at-Arms 267: The British Army 1660-1704. He has also published works on the battle of Sedgemoor and edited the drill book, The Young Horse-man by John Vernon. His TV and video appearances include documentaries on the Armada, Borodino and Waterloo.