Category Archives: Periods – Renaissance

Review of ‘The Barbary Pirates’ (Osprey)

Jonathan Aird reviews a new Osprey on the history of the Barbary Pirates during the 15th to 17th centuries. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Spanish slings and stone throwers

By Rob Morgan I was reading a long article on Spain’s early modern (or as I like to call it, Renaissance!) period soldiers in an old issue of War in History (Vol 9 (i), 2002, Pp. 1-38) by Lorraine White. … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Henry VIII’s Army’ (Osprey)

Rob Morgan reviews an Osprey that focuses on Henry VIII’s army. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Battle of Rigatoni AAR

By George Arnold In the latest issue of Lone Warrior magazine, I described the ways in which I set up a recent miniatures game, using some solo ideas to take much of the control of the set-up out of my … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Armies of the German Peasants’ War’ (Osprey)

Rob Morgan provides a detailed look at an Osprey Men-at-Arms series book on the “Armies of the German Peasants’ War 1524-1526.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘The Border Reivers’ (Osprey)

Rob Morgan reviews a 1995 Osprey publication and finds it still highly useful; “10 out of 10,” he calls it. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘Spanish Galleon 1530-1690’ (Osprey)

Rob Morgan reviews another Osprey publication, this one from the New Vanguard series: “Spanish Galleon 1530-1690.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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An Osprey review

Rob Morgan reviews another Osprey publication, this one titled “Renaissance War Galley 1470-1590.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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