Category: 18th Century

Seema Syeda 1 day ago
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Patrick Boniface on the deaths in combat of regal warriors. On 17 June 1682, the…

Seema Syeda 6 months ago
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War and violence are the last things one would associate with that 19th-century doyenne of…

Hazel Blair 2 years ago
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  Culloden has been frequently presented as a battle fought by an incompetent, ill-equipped, and badly led Jacobite…

Hazel Blair 2 years ago
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Look at that bling - who was he? Hailed by historians as ‘a second Alexander’ and…

Hazel Blair 2 years ago
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Robbie MacNiven explores the fate of the Scots who survived Culloden. On a bitterly cold…

Emma Watts-Plumpkin 7 years ago
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James Wolfes' victory at Quebec gave the British dominion over North American. It was the…

Emma Watts-Plumpkin 7 years ago
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The War of the Austrian Succession found the British Army run down and neglected, its…

Emma Watts-Plumpkin 7 years ago
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The British Army emerged from the crisis of revolution and civil war that had given…