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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP11 Aug 2022 8:04 p.m. PST

by Laurence Spring.


"One (or perhaps we should say three) of the the most important armies that ever took the field for King Charles between 1642 and 1646 was that which included they famed regiments of Cornish infantry.

Renowned as both disciplined and fierce, the dogged westerners won fame in several important battles, and some go so far as to say that as the Cornish armies under Sir Ralph Hopton declined, so too did Royal fortunes dwindle. Perhaps only the little army commanded by Montrose in the north has as great a reputation as Hopton's flinty West Country regiments…"


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WKeyser29 Sep 2022 4:30 a.m. PST

Great review thanks

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