We are delighted to be joined by Professor Steve Murdoch of the University of Saint Andrews as our key note speaker opening the conference. Once again, we have a wide range of papers covering a variety of topics. It is intended that the day will offer a stimulating and informative environment, facilitating research and promoting interest in this most important and fascinating period. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Britain turned Germany’, the Thirty Years War and its impact on the British Isles. 1638-1660
We shall also be launching new publications on the day with special introductory offers.
Drinks will be available through the day and a buffet lunch will be provided
Prof. Steve Murdoch- Key note speaker- Britain and the Thirty Years' War: The evolution of a field of study
Arran Johnson- Leslie and the Scottish Officers in Swedish service
Simon Marsh -Scottish artillery
Andy Robertshaw- How English was the English Civil War.
David Flintham- European influences on siege works in the Civil Wars
Keith Dowen- 17th century British and European drill manuals
Stephen Ede Borret- Thirty Years War flags and their influence on the English Civil War
More papers to be confirmed.
The Society will be attended by the Helion book stand and the Pike and Shot Society
The 2018 ‘Century of the Soldier 1618-1721’ Conference
‘Britain turned Germany’, the Thirty Years War and its impact on the British Isles. 1638-1660
Saturday 22nd September 2018 9.30am-5.30pm
The Bury Theatre, The Royal Armouries, Armouries Dr, Leeds LS10 1LT
Helion and Company are proud to announce the fourth Century of the Soldier conference. This year’s conference is being held jointly with the Royal Armouries and is being generously supported by the Pike and Shot Society.
Tickets can be purchased by following the link below or by contacting the Helion and Company Office on 01926 499619