The pastime of old re-enactment and "living historical past" in Britain owes its beginning to the "Sealed Knot", the most important ancient re-enactment society in Europe, based in 1968 at the initiative of the past due Brigadier Peter younger. during this ebook, expert photographers list the English Civil battle re-enactment scene - the usually eerily convincing clashes at the battlefield, with blocks of 1000s of infantry, cavalry fees, muskateers and artillery batteries in motion, squaddies and their households in camp and at the march, off and on responsibility, and close-ups of a few of the best reconstructed 17th-century costumes, armour and guns. The textual content contains an account of the ancient historical past to the battles in addition to textual content from modern re-enactment teams.

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