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by raggedroyalist
Fri Jul 06, 2012 7:22 pm
Forum: Thirty Years War & English Civil War
Topic: who was Patrick Gordon of Ruthven?
Replies: 1
Views: 3530

who was Patrick Gordon of Ruthven?

Hi All,
well title says it all, who was the author, Gordon, Patrick of Ruthven, History of Scots Affairs?

and are his accounts of the civil war in Scotland any better than say Wishart's?

cheers

Chas
by raggedroyalist
Sat Mar 24, 2012 1:47 pm
Forum: Thirty Years War & English Civil War
Topic: looking for information on the battle of Hopton Heath
Replies: 5
Views: 4778

looking for information on the battle of Hopton Heath

Hi All,
I'm looking for details on the battle of Hopton Heath, 19th March, 1643.

If anyone can send me in the direction of books, details of numbers or even units involved, would be fantastic

thanks in advance

Chas
by raggedroyalist
Thu Sep 01, 2011 6:12 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: New Marlburian range from Foundry
Replies: 30
Views: 7681

Re: New Marlburian range from Foundry

well I cant understand why they dropped the old range. These look ruddy awful- why cant the people who give figure designers a brief do it properly- what kind of pose is MB502- infantry advancing??? And what are those muskets supposed to be? The old range was far superior, this is just a waste of ti...
by raggedroyalist
Mon Aug 29, 2011 8:52 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: New Marlburian range from Foundry
Replies: 30
Views: 7681

Re: New Marlburian range from Foundry

I checked the link above and the Marlburians looked alright to me. Are you sure you weren't shown the "Beastmen" instead?[/quote] nope, trust me, Ive seen them in the flesh now twice, some of the most bizzare looking muskets, looking like underbarrel shotguns, and postures that bear no relation to 1...
by raggedroyalist
Sun Aug 28, 2011 11:19 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: New Marlburian range from Foundry
Replies: 30
Views: 7681

Re: New Marlburian range from Foundry

I went to Foundry last week,( I had to travel over, because when I wanted to place a telephone order for some of the remaining Marlburian figures, I was told we are too busy to take your order, call back the following week!!!) poor customer service and little or no product knowledge together with th...
by raggedroyalist
Sat Aug 13, 2011 6:27 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Old Glory, but which ones for French?
Replies: 1
Views: 1008

Old Glory, but which ones for French?

Dear All, again!

which Old Glory 28mm codes should I use for French line infantry and Garde of the WSS period

many thanks

Chas S
by raggedroyalist
Sat Aug 13, 2011 6:26 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: garde francais and swiss grenadiers
Replies: 1
Views: 1099

garde francais and swiss grenadiers

Dear All,

sure this is an old one...

Did grenadiers in the French and Swiss guard of the early 18th cent, ie during WSS have grenadier style headgear?

If so, does anyone know what kind?

many thanks

Chas S
by raggedroyalist
Fri Jul 15, 2011 7:14 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: swedish/russian gnw cavalry figure mix?
Replies: 2
Views: 1153

Re: swedish/russian gnw cavalry figure mix?

cheers for the head up Barry,

now.....
anyone got any foundry gnw that want cash for?????

cheers

Chas
charlesjsingleton@yahoo.co.uk
by raggedroyalist
Fri Jul 15, 2011 4:48 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: swedish/russian gnw cavalry figure mix?
Replies: 2
Views: 1153

swedish/russian gnw cavalry figure mix?

Hi All,

can I get away with painting up wargames foundry gnw russian dragoons in the karpus/polkam (sp?) hat as Swedish gnw cavalry and mixing in with other foundry stuff?

cheers

Chas S
charlesjsingleton@yahoo.co.uk