Category Archives: Periods – Renaissance

Amazons!

By Rob Morgan June 24th in the Year of Our Lord 1542 may possibly have been one of the most unusual in Spanish military history. On that day, in a prolonged and lively skirmish, rather than a battle, the men … Continue reading

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‘The Barbary Pirates’ review (Osprey)

Rob Morgan reviews an Osprey title from their Elite series, “The Barbary Pirates 15th-17th Centuries.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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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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