An Apprenticeship in Arms

The Origins of the British Army 1585-1702
Author(s): 
Manning, Roger B.
ISBN: 
0199261490
Date published: 
March 2006
Hardback
Price: 
£75.00

This book explores the ways in which the diverse military experiences at home and abroad of the British and Irish people during the seventeenth century introduced modern military theory and practice into the Three Kingdoms of the British Isles and shaped the embryonic British army that emerged during the reign of the soldier-king William III.