Search:
Computing and Library Services - delivering an inspiring information environment

Early 18th-Century Military or Militia Pistols in the Armoury of the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry at Boughton House: An Important Example of the Products of the London—Low Countries Supply Chain

Williams, David and Wilcock, Paul (2015) Early 18th-Century Military or Militia Pistols in the Armoury of the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry at Boughton House: An Important Example of the Products of the London—Low Countries Supply Chain. Arms & Armour, 12 (1). pp. 30-44. ISSN 1741-6124

Metadata only available from this repository.

Abstract

A study is presented of a group of early eighteenth-century militia or military pistols in the Armoury of the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry at Boughton House, which includes pistols made by the London maker Andrew Dolep, and two makers from Breda in Holland and other London and Low Countries makers. These particular pistols are unique as they allow the exploration of the Anglo-Dutch/London–Low Countries supply chain to England in this early and significant period. The consistency of these pistols and their components as a group and their production by a number of makers working in different countries perhaps indicates the ability to achieve significant standardization of a complex supply chain and provides insights into the behaviour of the Ordnance or the supply chain to Colonels when arming their regiments with new or refurbished weapons during this early period.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
D History General and Old World > DH Netherlands (The Low Countries)
Schools: School of Music, Humanities and Media
School of Music, Humanities and Media > Arms and Armour Institute
Related URLs:
Depositing User: Cherry Edmunds
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2015 11:32
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2015 11:32
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/26391

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year

Repository Staff Only: item control page

View Item View Item

University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, HD1 3DH Copyright and Disclaimer All rights reserved ©