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    prepared with leaven from curdled milk The Mongols also ate butter the more rancid the more palatable dripping with dirt and carried without wrapping in their heavy greasy coat pockets From mare s milk which yields no cream kumiz Kirghiz tshegam Mongolish is fermented an extremely nutritious drink which is good for consumption and from which by itself life can be sustained The Cambridge Medieral History T E Lawrence Seven Pillars of Wisdom 1935 Amianus Marcellinus In Thompson Op Cit Gregory of ToursHistory of the Franks Jordanes Op Cit Ibid Gregory of Tours Op Cit ThierryHistoire d Attila Jordanes Op Cit I have adopted the locality given by Hodgkin Bury places the battlefield near Troyes 20 miles south of Mery sur Seine and The Cambridge Modern History says a few miles in front i e west of that city That the battle was fought in the vicinity of Troyes is quite possible because from Sens the topographical line of retreat would be up the Vanne valley and then presumably north on Arcis sur Aube But that the battle was fought west of Troyes is unlikely for Attila would scarcely have halted with his back to the Seine Really all that can be said is that the battle was fought in the triangle Troyes Mery Arcis because the Mauriac Plain according to Jordanes was in length one hundred lewa as the Gauls express it and seventy in width As the lewa measured a distance of 1 500 paces the Mauriac Plain is a district and not a locality and because Jordanes also calls it the Catalaunian Plain this has led to the battle being known as The Battle of Chalons 25 This date is a conjecture See Bury As Troyes or Mery sur Seine is a little over 100 miles from

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    leg in the previous year and was forced to use this carriage for many months 9 Of the twenty four laymen who signed for the barons party in 2263 the following were at Lewes Earl Simon Ralph Basset William le Blound Humphrey de Bohun John de Burgh Hugh Despenser John Fitz John Henry de Hastings Henry de Montfort William de Montchensy Nicholas de Segrave Robert de Ros Geoffrey de Lucy John de Vesey Richard de Vipont fifteen in all Simon junior de Montfort Peter de Montfort Adam of Newmarch Baldwin Wake William Marshall had been captured at Northampton William Bardolf at Nottingham Richard de Grey was holding Dover CaSfle Nothing is known as to the whereabouts of Walter de Colville and Robert de Toeny 10 H Knighton p 247 of Rolls Series edition 11 There are some difficulties in the array of the Royalists as in that of the baronial host On the whole I am compelled to conclude that Earl Richard led the centre and the king the southern wing I imagine that the position of the king on the left must have been due merely to the hurry and haste of the muster Being encamped in the priory he drew up in front of it For by all medieval military etiquette he should have led the right or centre and not taken the post of least honour Hut there was no time to rearrange the host and each body fell into line as best it could 12 Paene primus H de Hastings audaciae formidinem anteponens e proelio fugit Wykes 1264 13 Chronicle de Mailros 1264 14 Some of the Royalist chroniclers call the chariot a vas dolositatis and say that Simon hung his banner on it and placed it on the height specially to distract the enemy from

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  • The British Army at Albuera
    2584pts 28th Foot the Gloucesters 519 Experienced Regular Infantry in 10 companies Equipped with East Indian Land Pattern Musket and Bayonet 2nd Btn 34th Foot the Border Regiment 596 Experienced Regular Infantry in 10 companies Equipped with East Indian Land Pattern Musket and Bayonet 2nd Btn 39th Foot the Dorsets 482 Experienced Regular Infantry in 10 companies Equipped with East Indian Land Pattern Musket and Bayonet Detatchment of the 60th Rifles 146 Experienced Elite Light Infantry in 3 companies Equipped with Baker Rifle and Bayonet The Division of Major General Hon Galbraith Lowry Cole The Brigade of Brigadier Sir William Myer 1st Btn 7th Foot the Royal Fusiliers 714 Experienced Elite Infantry in 10 companies Equipped with New Land Pattern Musket and Bayonet 2nd Btn 7th Foot the Royal Fusiliers 568 Experienced Elite Infantry in 10 companies Equipped with New Land Pattern Musket and Bayonet 1st Btn 23rd Foot the Welsh Fusiliers 733 Experienced Elite Infantry in 10 companies Equipped with New Land Pattern Musket and Bayonet Battalion of Detatchments 165 Experienced Regular Light Infantry in 3 companies Equipped with Light Infantry Pattern Musket and Bayonet The Brigade of Major General Karl von Alten 1st Btn KGL Light Infantry 588 Experienced Emigree Light Infantry in 8 companies Equipped with Tower pattern Musket and Bayonet 2nd Btn KGL Light Infantry 510 Experienced Emigree Light Infantry in 8 companies Equipped with Tower pattern Musket and Bayonet The Division of Brigadier General Sir William Lumley The Brigade of Brigadier Hon George de Grey 3rd Dragoon Guards 374 Experienced Guard Cavalry in 4 squadrons Equipped with Tower pattern Carbine and Sabre 4th Dragoons 387 Experienced Regular Cavalry in 4 squadrons Equipped with Tower pattern Carbine and Sabre 13th Light Dragoons 403 Experienced Regular Light Cavalry in 4 squadrons Equipped with Paget Light Cavalry Carbine

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  • The French Army at Albuera 1811
    1ier Btn 103eme Ligne 433 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 6 companies Equipped with Charleville Mosquete IX XIII and Bayonet 2eme Btn 103eme de Ligne 426 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 6 companies Equipped with Charleville Mosquete IX XIII and Bayonet 3eme Btn 103 de Ligne 431 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 6 companies Equipped with Charleville Mosquete IX XIII and Bayonet The Division of Major General Francois Saint Exubry The Brigade of Brigadier General Francoise Werle 1ier Btn 12eme Legeres 722 Experienced Conscript Light Infantry in 6 companies Equipped with Voltiguer Mosquete and Bayonet 2eme Btn 12eme Legeres 743 Experienced Conscript Light Infantry in 6 companies Equipped with Voltiguer Mosquete and Bayonet 3eme Btn 12eme Legeres 733 Experienced Conscript Light Infantry in 6 companies Equipped with Voltiguer Mosquete and Bayonet 1ier Btn 55eme de Ligne 616 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 6 companies Equipped with Charleville Mosquete IX XIII and Bayonet 2eme Btn 55eme de Ligne 598 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 6 companies Equipped with Charleville Mosquete IX XIII and Bayonet 3eme Btn 55eme de Ligne 628 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 6 companies Equipped with Charleville Mosquete IX XIII and Bayonet 1ier Btn 58eme de Ligne 613 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 6 companies Equipped with Charleville Mosquete IX XIII and Bayonet 2eme Btn 58eme de Ligne 447 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 6 companies Equipped with Charleville Mosquete IX XIII and Bayonet 3eme Btn 58eme de Ligne 570 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 6 companies Equipped with Charleville Mosquete IX XIII and Bayonet The Division of Lieutenant General Marie Charles Latour Maubourg The Brigade of Brigadier General Jerome Briche 2eme Husards 305 Experienced Conscript Light Cavalry in 4 squadrons Equipped with Charleville Carbine IX XIII and Sabre 10eme Husards 265 Experienced Conscript Light Cavalry in 4 squadrons Equipped with Charleville Carbine IX XIII and Sabre

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  • The Spanish Army at Albuera
    Equipped with Hontoria Mosquete and Bayonet Regimento Castropol 720 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 8 companies Equipped with Hontoria Mosquete and Bayonet 1st Btn Regimento Cangas de Tinto 303 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 4 companies Equipped with Hontoria Mosquete and Bayonet Regimento Infiesto 665 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 8 companies Equipped with Hontoria Mosquete and Bayonet The Division of Lieutenant General Jose Zayas The Brigade of Brigadier Santiago Molina 2era Gardia Espania 585 Experienced Guard Infantry in 4 companies Equipped with Hontoria Mosquete and Bayonet 4era Guardia Espania 662 Experienced Guard Infantry in 4 companies Equipped with Hontoria Mosquete and Bayonet Guardia Wallon 676 Experienced Guard Infantry in 4 companies Equipped with Hontoria Mosquete and Bayonet The Brigade of Brigadier Tomas Inglesias Regimento Irlanda 670 Experienced Foreign Infantry in 12 companies Equipped with Hontoria Mosquete and Bayonet Legion Estranjeros 715 Experienced Foreign Infantry in 12 companies Equipped with Hontoria Mosquete and Bayonet Batteria Alaman 164 Experienced Conscript Artillery in 3 detatchments Serving 4 6lb Guns and 2 7lb Howitzers The Brigade of Brigadier Jaime Fernandez Regimento de la Patria 646 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 8 companies Equipped with Hontoria Mosquete and Bayonet Regimento Toledo 685 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 8 companies Equipped with Hontoria Mosquete and Bayonet Regimento Cuidad Real 597 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 8 companies Equipped with Hontoria Mosquete and Bayonet The Division of Lieutenant General Alfredo Loy The Brigade of Brigadier General Cesar Alvares Almieda Regimento Santiago 298 Experienced Conscript Cavalry in 5 squadrons Equipped with Hontoria Trabuco and Sabre Husaros Castillian 407 Experienced Conscript Light Cavalry in 5 squadrons Equipped with Hontoria Trabuco and Sabre The Brigade of Brigadier General Clodoveo Aviles Grenadieros Montado s 298 Experienced Guard Cavalry in 6 squadrons Equipped with Hontoria Trabuco and Lance Esduadrones de Instructions 171 Experienced Conscript Cavalry in 2

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  • Prussian V Corps at Fochweiller
    The Brigade of Colonel Julius Steiner 1er Batterie 5er Artillerie 107 Experienced 1st Line Artillery in 3 detatchments Serving 6 4pfd Krupps 2er Batterie 5er Artillerie 129 Experienced 1st Line Artillery in 3 detatchments Serving 6 4pfd Krupps 3er Batterie 5er Artillerie 100 Experienced 1st Line Artillery in 3 detatchments Serving 6 4pfd Krupps 4er Batterie 5er Artillerie 127 Experienced 1st Line Artillery in 3 detatchments Serving 6 4pfd Krupps The Division of Major General Helmut von Schmidt The Brigade of Brigadier Anton Hemming auf Schonhoff 1er 6er Grenadiere 1021 Experienced Elite Infantry in 4 companies Equipped with Dreyse Zundnadelgewehr G1862 and bayonet 2er 6er Grenadiere 767 Experienced Elite Infantry in 4 companies Equipped with Dreyse Zundnadelgewehr G1862 and bayonet 3er 6er Grenadiere 843 Experienced Elite Infantry in 4 companies Equipped with Dreyse Zundnadelgewehr G1862 and bayonet 1er 46er Infantrie 931 Experienced 1st Line Infantry in 4 companies Equipped with Dreyse Zundnadelgewehr G1862 and bayonet 2er 46er Infantrie 938 Experienced 1st Line Infantry in 4 companies Equipped with Dreyse Zundnadelgewehr G1862 and bayonet 3er 46er Infantrie 960 Experienced 1st Line Infantry in 4 companies Equipped with Dreyse Zundnadelgewehr G1862 and bayonet The Brigade of Brigadier Walther von Monburg 1er 37er Fusiliere 950 Experienced 1st Line Infantry in 4 companies Equipped with Dreyse Zundnadelgewehr G1862 and bayonet 2er 37er Fusiliere 1124 Experienced 1st Line Infantry in 4 companies Equipped with Dreyse Zundnadelgewehr G1862 and bayonet 3er 37er Fusiliere 1090 Experienced 1st Line Infantry in 4 companies Equipped with Dreyse Zundnadelgewehr G1862 and bayonet 1er 50er Infantrie 972 Experienced 1st Line Infantry in 4 companies Equipped with Dreyse Zundnadelgewehr G1862 and bayonet 2er 50er Infantrie 934 Experienced 1st Line Infantry in 4 companies Equipped with Dreyse Zundnadelgewehr G1862 and bayonet 3er 50er Infantrie 948 Experienced 1st Line Infantry in 4 companies Equipped

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  • French I Corps at Fochweiller
    Equipped with Chassepot and bayonet 3eme 1ier Zouaves 622 Experienced Volunteer Light Infantry in 6 companies Equipped with Chassepot and bayonet The Brigade of Colonel Dominique Gambon 6eme Batterie de 9eme Artillerie 97 Experienced Conscript Artillery in 3 detatchments Serving 6 4lvr deBeaulieus 7eme Batterie de 9eme Artillerie 128 Experienced Conscript Artillery in 3 detatchments Serving 6 4lvr deBeaulieus 8eme Batterie de 9eme Artillerie 99 Experienced Guard Machine Guns in 3 detatchments Serving 6 Mitrailleuse Reffyes The Division of Lieutenant General Patrice Raoult The Brigade of Brigadier General Michel L Heriller 8eme Chasseurs 627 Experienced Elite Light Infantry in 6 companies Equipped with Chassepot and bayonet 1ier 36eme Ligne 810 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 6 companies Equipped with Chassepot and bayonet 2eme 36eme Ligne 675 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 6 companies Equipped with Chassepot and bayonet 3eme 36eme Ligne 628 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 6 companies Equipped with Chassepot and bayonet 1ier 2eme Zouaves 937 Experienced Volunteer Light Infantry in 8 companies Equipped with Chassepot and bayonet 2eme 2eme Zouaves 821 Experienced Volunteer Light Infantry in 8 companies Equipped with Chassepot and bayonet 3eme 2eme Zouaves 765 Experienced Volunteer Light Infantry in 8 companies Equipped with Chassepot and bayonet The Brigade of Brigadier General Etienne LeFebvre 1ier 2eme Tirailleurs Algeriens 817 Experienced Volunteer Light Infantry in 6 companies Equipped with Chassepot and sword 2eme 2eme Tirailleurs Algeriens 617 Experienced Volunteer Light Infantry in 6 companies Equipped with Chassepot and sword 3eme 2eme Tirailleurs Algeriens 627 Experienced Volunteer Light Infantry in 6 companies Equipped with Chassepot and sword 1ier 48eme Ligne 569 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 6 companies Equipped with Chassepot and bayonet 2eme 48eme Ligne 563 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 6 companies Equipped with Chassepot and bayonet 3eme 48eme Ligne 642 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 6 companies Equipped with Chassepot

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  • The army of NeyAdn
    Obuss 1 Co 6 eme AaP 138 Experienced Conscript Artillery in 4 detatchments Serving 6 12lv Canons and 2 15cm Obuss The Corps of Lieutenant General Reille The Division of Major General Bachelu The Brigade of Brigadier General Hussan 3eme Ligne 1196 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 12 companies Equipped with Charleville Mosquete IX XIII and Bayonet 6eme Ligne 1244 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 12 companies Equipped with Charleville Mosquete IX XIII and Bayonet The Brigade of Brigadier General Campi 72eme Ligne 1005 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 12 companies Equipped with Charleville Mosquete IX XIII and Bayonet 108eme Ligne 1097 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 12 companies Equipped with Charleville Mosquete IX XIII and Bayonet The Division of Major General Jerome Bonaparte The Brigade of Brigadier General Baudin 1ere Legeres Light Inf 1714 Experienced Conscript Light Infantry in 18 companies Equipped with Voltiguer Mosquete and Bayonet 2eme Legeres 1773 Experienced Conscript Light Infantry in 18 companies Equipped with Voltiguer Mosquete and Bayonet The Brigade of Brigadier General Soye 1ere Ligne 1824 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 18 companies Equipped with Charleville Mosquete IX XIII and Bayonet 2eme Ligne 1701 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 18 companies Equipped with Charleville Mosquete IX XIII and Bayonet The Division of Major General Girard The Brigade of Brigadier General Devilliers 11eme Legeres light Inf 974 Experienced Conscript Light Infantry in 12 companies Equipped with Voltiguer Mosquete and Bayonet 8eme Ligne 1012 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 12 companies Equipped with Charleville Mosquete IX XIII and Bayonet The Brigade of Brigadier General Piat 12eme Legeres light Inf 1248 Experienced Conscript Light Infantry in 12 companies Equipped with Voltiguer Mosquete and Bayonet 4eme Ligne 1152 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 12 companies Equipped with Charleville Mosquete IX XIII and Bayonet The Division of Major General Foy te The Brigade of Brigadier General Gauthier 92eme Ligne 1314 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 12 companies Equipped with Charleville Mosquete IX XIII and Bayonet 93eme Ligne 1128 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 12 companies Equipped with Charleville Mosquete IX XIII and Bayonet The Brigade of Brigadier General Jamin 100ere Ligne 1084 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 12 companies Equipped with Charleville Mosquete IX XIII and Bayonet 4eme Legeres light Inf 1782 Experienced Conscript Infantry in 18 companies Equipped with Voltiguer Mosquete and Bayonet The Division of Major General Pire The Brigade of Brigadier General Huber 1ere Chassuers a Cheval 541 Experienced Regular Light Cavalry in 4 squadrons Equipped with Charleville Mosquete IX XIII and Sabre 6eme Chasseurs a Cheval 514 Experienced Conscript Light Cavalry in 4 squadrons Equipped with Charleville Mosquete IX XIII and Sabre 2eme Batterie a Chevel 117 Experienced Conscript Horse Artillery in 3 detatchments Serving 6 6lv Canons The Brigade of Brigadier General Walthierz 5eme Lanciers 499 Experienced Conscript Light Cavalry in 4 squadrons Equipped with Charleville Carbine IX XIII and Lance 6eme Lanciers 486 Experienced Conscript Light Cavalry in 4 squadrons Equipped with Charleville Carbine IX XIII and Lance The Brigade of Major General Pelletier 18 Co 2eme Aap 136 Experienced Conscript Artillery in

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