English Civil War Duellists
In England, around the same time, duels between armies took precedence over personal disagreements. Here one of Cromwell’s “Ironsides” fights it out with a dismounted Royalist cavalier. - See more at: http://www.kingandcountry.com/english-civil-duellists-p-10502.html#sthash.tTCPPG2N.dpuf
Henry Tillier’s Regt. Of Foote Drummer
Henry Tillier was of a French Huguemont family and an officer in Charles I's army when it fought in Ireland in 1642. In 1643 he was promoted Colonel and raised his own regiment from the Dublin garrison which crossed over to England in 1644 on the King’s side. Their green coats marked them out as proud Irishmen ... as is our drummer.