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Featured battle : Battle of the Standard

Part of Stephen versus Matilda

Date : 22 August 1138

The battle is named after the holy banners which the English carried to the field. Lack of discipline and coordination lead the potentially victorious Scots to defeat. The battlefield situation was not exploited by the English and the Scots unpursued retreat allowed David to hold many of his gains.

Featured image :

Armstrong gun

Armstrong gun

The bow 110lb, breech-loading Armstrong gun on board HMS Warrior.

Gallery updated : 2016-02-21 17:33:57

Featured review :

Rome at War, Caesar and his Legacy

Gilliver, Goldsworthy & Whitby
A 3 part work covering Caesar's Gallic wars, his civil war, then a study of late Rome in 3rd to 7th centuries
Osprey, Essential Histories, 2005

Reviewed : 2011-09-30 00:00:00