Posts Tagged ‘Nine Years War’

From RayR: 15mm Nine Years War French Cavalry – Noailles Horse (50 points)

Posted on March 17th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

From Ray: For my 11th entry I’ve gone back to my 15mm Nine Years War French. The regt is another Chevauleger (Horse) regt. Noailles Horse was raised in 1689 and fought at the battles of Fleurs, Namur and Steenkirk and is the only Chevauleger regt …

From RayR: 15mm NYW French Dragoons (94 points)

Posted on January 30th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Today Ray submits a unit of Space Marines from the ‘Imperial Hangnail’ Chapter followed by a gaggle of unicorn-riding dryads playing harps… I know, not a bloody chance. Yep, more 15mm Nine Years War French donkey wollopers. From Ray:I have …

From RayR: 15mm 9YW French Cavalry (70 points)

Posted on January 21st, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Ray staggers us all by submitting something completely new: 15mm Nine Year War French cavalry… in light blue (GASP).From Ray:For my next entry of stuck with my French NYW army and I’ve stuck to the Cavalry but this time a Dragoon regt. They a…

From RayR: 15mm Nine Years War French Cavalry (49 points)

Posted on January 11th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

From Ray:I’ve been busy with the brush here’s another unit for the Challenge. My next entry is another French Chevauleger (Horse) regt for the Nine Years War, but this time we have a little colour, not much I must admit but at least its not that b…

From RayR: Challenge Desperado, NYW French Cavalry & Two Wizards (105 points)

Posted on January 7th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Here is my entry fee, a Foundry Cowboy, to join the Wild Bunch. I had a few to chose from, this one seemed to fit in better with the stills I found of the film online.My next entry’s a bit of a mixed bag, as some of you may be aware I bought a part pai…

From RayR: 15mm Nine Years War French Cavalry (50 points)

Posted on January 1st, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Just in case some of you were beginning to wonder, Ray finally emerges from his sandbagged-entrenched paint-shack to enter the fray.From Ray:This is in fact my 2nd entry as the first was for the first bonus round, but I suppose this is my first proper …

15mm "Battle of the Boyne" refight for Broadside 2013 teaser or changing history!

Posted on May 13th, 2013 under , , , , , . Posted by

The Battle of the Boyne was fought in 1690 between two claimants of the Irish, Scottish and English thrones, the Catholic King James and the Protestant King William across the river Boyne near Drogheda in the Republic of Ireland (not called that back t…

From RayR: 15mm Scots Cavalry and British Grenadiers (33 points)

Posted on February 13th, 2013 under , , , , . Posted by

From Ray:For my 10th entry, we’re crossing the Irish sea back to Scotland, here we have two units that fought on either side at the Battle of Killicrankie.Firstly we have the very small troop of Scots Cavalry, there were only 40 men in the troop, hence…

From RayR: 15mm Williamite Cavalry (46 points)

Posted on January 31st, 2013 under , , , . Posted by

From Ray:Back to Killiecrankie for my 7th entry. These 2 units are the Williamite Cavalry regts Bellhaven and Annadale. They didn’t do very well in the battle, in fact as soon as they saw and heard the Highlanders charging they both promptly ran off, s…

Beneath The Lily Banners War of the Grand Alliance Game Pictures…

Posted on August 1st, 2012 under , , , , , , . Posted by

….and brief report! The war was also known as The Nine Years War, The War of the League of Augsburg and the The War of the Palatine Succession I believe and ran from 1688-1697……Some of the Rejects got together to play a game of the Nine Years War…

Can’t Beat Davy – Jacobite Rebellion 1689 Figures

Posted on July 5th, 2012 under , , , , , . Posted by

Sir John Hanmar’s regtI’ve been chatting on TMP, to fellow Nine Years War nut John , otherwise known as “cantbeatdavy”, he’s been busy painting up regiments for the Battles of the Boyne and Aughrim. John’s been using quite a few of my flags for his fig…

15mm Nine Years War Game using Beneath the Lily Banners Rules.

Posted on April 13th, 2012 under , , , . Posted by

Ray and Richard invited myself and Postie to a practise Nine Years War game using the “Beneath the Lily Banners” rules they’re using for the period/project they are doing between them!Now I’ve been mildly criticised by Ray and Richard for not expressin…

La Bataille de Deux Ponts 1693 – A Fictional Batrep

Posted on April 11th, 2012 under , , , , . Posted by

Myself and fellow Reject,  Gentleman Richard decided in inflict a game of Beneath the Lily Banner 2 on two other Rejects, Postie and Fran. Postie’s played before but Fran’s a BLB virgin.The ScenarioBoth Luxembourg and William I…

RP No 62 – NYW Earl of Bath’s regt

Posted on March 26th, 2012 under , , , , , , . Posted by

In 1685, James II was compelled to add new regiments ofhorse and foot to those already in being, to deal with Monmouth’s rebellion.Under the date of 20 June 1685, a commission was issued to Major General JohnGranville, Earl of Bath, for the raising o…

From RayR: 15mm Earl of Bath’s Regiment of Foot

Posted on March 12th, 2012 under , , , . Posted by

Curt

Ray is not going taking Tim’s bid for 2nd idly and so sends in this unit of Nine Years War foot representing the Earl of Bath’s Regiment (later to be the 10th Foot).These are 15mm Essex castings and I assume the flags were created by Ray himself, thoug…

RP No 55 NYW – Dutch Garde du Corps

Posted on February 22nd, 2012 under , , , , . Posted by

The Gardes du Corps were raised on 30 April 1599 as a Troop of Horse. In 1665 it was redesignated as Gardes du Corps van Zijne Majesteit. The corps was in English pay between 21 December 1688 and 25 March 1699; in the Dutch Republic it was maintained b…

RP No 52 NYW – English Dragoon Horse holders

Posted on February 13th, 2012 under , , , , , . Posted by

I wanted to add, that little something extra to my NYW/Grand Alliance army, these are not really needed for Beneath the Lilly Banners ruleset, but I wanted some anyway!! Unfortunately Essex minis don’t make any figures lik…

Recently painted No 51 NYW Huguenot regt du Cambon

Posted on February 10th, 2012 under , , . Posted by

Francois du Cambon had been a French engineer officer until 1685 when the Revocation of the Edit of Nantes obliged him to seek employment overseas. On 21 August 1688 he was appointed as William of Orange’s Chief Engineer and Director Gen…

Recently painted No 48 NYW – Coy’s Horse

Posted on January 22nd, 2012 under , , , . Posted by

Trying to find info about this unit has proved very difficult!!They was raised in 1685 as The Earl of Shrewsbury’s Horse, then was led and known as, Langsdale’s Horse in 1687, Hamilton’s Horse from 1687-88, then John Coy’s Horse from 1688-91. In 1691 t…

From RayR: 15mm Huguenot Infantry (200 points)

Posted on January 18th, 2012 under , , , , . Posted by

Curt

Ray sends in these three regiments of late 17th century Huguenot foot that are for his Nine Years War collection.The regiment with the blue flag is le Caillemotte, the black is de Meloniere and the green is the Regiment du Cambon. These are 15mm E…

NYW – Huguenots Flags revamped

Posted on January 16th, 2012 under , , . Posted by

There’s been a lot of discussion recently on Huguenots flags and uniforms on the League of Augsburg Forum . Clarence is or has made a big selection of flags for the Battle of The Boyne, including Danish, Dutch, English, Irish and&nb…

BLB2 Test game No2

Posted on December 23rd, 2011 under , , , , . Posted by

For my last post of the year, I’m going back to last week when Richard and myself met up for another test game of Beneath the Lily Banners 2. We made a few mistakes in our first game and posted some questions on the League of Augsberg site, after …

Recently painted No 41 NYW Dutch Horse Ginkel/Athlone

Posted on December 8th, 2011 under , , , . Posted by

Today’s recently painted are once again for my Nine Years War project, they are two squadrons of the Dutch Horse regiment No 21 Ginkel. They were raised on the 14th January 1625 and maintained by the province of Utrecht. Godard van Reede, heer van…

Recently painted No 40 NYW Clifton’s/Lesley’s regt

Posted on December 5th, 2011 under , , , , , . Posted by

Once again the figures are from Essex (I really should have shares in Essex minis??) bases are from Warbases and if so inclined you can download the flags from one of my earlier posts, here!!Clifton’s regiment was the last one raised in 1685. Sir Willi…

Recently painted No 39 – Danish, Prince George foot regt NYW

Posted on November 30th, 2011 under , , , , , . Posted by

Back in September I asked you all for comments on how to paint up the Danish foot regt Prince George, I’m very pleased most of you agreed with me in saying, how I damn well liked!!!It may well be wrong, they most probably wore the grey coat cuffed oran…