Matchlock Musketeer 1588-1688 (Warrior)

Matchlock Musketeer 1588-1688 (Warrior)

ISBN: 1841762121

ISBN 13: 9781841762128

Publication Date: February 25, 2002

Publisher: Osprey Publishing

Pages: 64

Format: Paperback

Author: Keith Roberts

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The Matchlock Musketeer follows the lives of soldiers armed with this weapon from its adoption by the English in Queen Elizabeth's reign until its replacement with the flintlock at the end of the 17th century. It was used extensively during the Armada Campaign (1588), the English Civil War (1642-1651), The Restoration (1660) and the Glorious Revolution (1688). The musketeer's experience in battle, skirmish, siege and camp saw both change and continuity during this period. The common experiences of the musketeer (including digging trenches, firing and fighting, and life on campaign) are explored in this title.

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