Changing the face of British warfare

Phillips, Gervase
August 1997
Military History;Aug97, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p42
Features centuries of military struggle between Scotland and England. Significance of the Battle of Pinkie Cleugh; Event which fueled the war between the two countries; Important feature of the military revolution; Scotland's interest in the gunpowder revolution; How the English army drew close to the main body of the Scottish army.


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