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Matchlock Musketeer: 1588-1688
     

Matchlock Musketeer: 1588-1688

by Keith Roberts, Stephen Walsh (Illustrator)
 

The Matchlock Musketeer follows the lives of soldiers armed with this weapon from its adoption by the English in Queen Elizabeth's reign until its replacement with the flintlock at the end of the 17th century. It was used extensively during the Armada Campaign (1588), the English Civil War (1642-1651), The Restoration (1660) and the Glorious Revolution (1688). The

Overview


The Matchlock Musketeer follows the lives of soldiers armed with this weapon from its adoption by the English in Queen Elizabeth's reign until its replacement with the flintlock at the end of the 17th century. It was used extensively during the Armada Campaign (1588), the English Civil War (1642-1651), The Restoration (1660) and the Glorious Revolution (1688). The musketeer's experience in battle, skirmish, siege and camp saw both change and continuity during this period. The common experiences of the musketeer (including digging trenches, firing and fighting, and life on campaign) are explored in this title.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841762128
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
02/02/2002
Series:
Warrior Series
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
677,895
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.25(d)

Meet the Author


Keith Roberts is one of the most highly respected English Civil War historians. He has spent more than a decade studying the civil wars in the British Isles and has had a number of books and articles published on the subject.

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