The 2018 ‘Century of the Soldier 1618-1721’ Conference @ Royal Armouries, Leeds [22 September]

The 2018 ‘Century of the Soldier 1618-1721’ Conference

08:30 - 16:30

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Royal Armouries
Armouries Dr, EC3N 4 Leeds
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.

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.

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 — A Case of Drakes – James Wemyss and light artillery development during the Civil War
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 conference will be attended by the Helion book stand and the Pike and Shot Society

TICKETS: £30 PER PERSON Tickets include lunch, and drinks during the day.
To order your tickets please go to, email Charles Singleton ([email protected]), contact us in writing or by telephone.
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