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Volume XII: Muster Books 1580-1605

The Muster Books present a wide and vivid picture of the organisation and administration at local level of the militia units required for the defence of the realm. The names of several thousand men trained for service are recorded. Other information includes: rules and regulations; lists of available manpower, levies for armour, weapons, horses and carts; fund raising from landowners and business men.

  • Edited and with an Introduction by Ann King
  • xxxv + 269pp, fully indexed
  • ISBN 0-9523779-1-8

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