Model Army

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Military Of Scotland - History Prior To The Union - Scottish Armies
... the Wars of the Three Kingdoms in 1644, there was no standing army in the Kingdom of Scotland ... men for short periods as part of the "common army", mainly of poorly armoured spear and bowmen ... armies ever assembled still met with defeat at the hands of an English army at the Battle of Flodden Field in 1513, which saw the destruction of a large number of ordinary troops, a ...
1649 In England - Events
... May – Banbury mutiny ends – leaders of the Leveller mutineers in the New Model Army are hanged. 3–11 September – Siege of Drogheda in Ireland Cromwell's New Model Army massacres the Irish Catholic Confederation garrison. 2–11 October – Sack of Wexford in Ireland New Model Army massacres the Irish Catholic Confederation garrison ...
Military Uniform - History - Regimental Dress
... of regimental systems, initially by the French army in the mid-17th century ... But in 1645 the Long Parliament raised an army "all its own" for permanent service, and the colonels became officials rather than proprietors ... The New Model Army was clothed in the civilian costume of the date—ample coat, waistcoat, breeches, stockings and shoes (in the case of cavalry, boots)—but with the distinctive colour throughout ...
Justin Sullivan
... He is also the frontman and lyricist of the British rock band New Model Army, which he formed in 1980 together with drummer Robert Heaton and bassist Stuart Morrow in their hometown of Bradford, Yorkshire ... Apart from his regular New Model Army albums, he has released two live albums with New Model Army material together with various members of the band capturing their off-duty tours, namely Big Guitars in Little ...
Solemn Engagement - Events
... all the officers and soldiers of the regiments of the New Model Army that rendezvoused on Kentford Heath near Newmarket on Friday and Saturday the 4 and 5 of June ... In the letter he explained that because the King was now with the Army (Cornet Joyce having taken Charles I from Parliament's custody at Holdenby House), it had been agreed on the 7 June that ... So that the Army and Parliament's commissioners could discuss the Engagement, without the King present, Fairfax moved the rendezvous with the commissioners to "Triploe Heath" at 9 o'clo ...

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