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By Keith Roberts

The Matchlock Musketeer follows the lives of squaddies armed with this weapon from its adoption via the English in Queen Elizabeth's reign until eventually its substitute with the flintlock on the finish of the seventeenth century. It used to be used broadly throughout the Armada crusade (1588), the English Civil conflict (1642-1651), The recovery (1660) and the fantastic Revolution (1688). The musketeer's adventure in conflict, skirmish, siege and camp observed either switch and continuity in this interval. the typical reviews of the musketeer (including digging trenches, firing and battling, and existence on crusade) are explored during this name.

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