What war was fought in the 1600s?

Wars between 1600 – 1800 that were important to American colonists: the Thirty Years War (1618 to 1648); the three English Civil Wars (1642-1651); the French and Indian War (1754-1763); and the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783).

What battles happened in the 1600s?


  • November 8, 1620 – Thirty Years’ War: Ferdinand II defeats Ferdinand V at the Battle of White Mountain.
  • September 3, 1651 – English Civil War: Parliamentarian forces win the Battle of Worcester.
  • August 20, 1721 – Great Northern War: The Treaty of Nystad ends the Great Northern War.

Who led the British soldiers?

William Howe named commander in chief of British army – HISTORY.

How many soldiers were in a medieval army?

The trend for England in the late middle ages was for diminishing sizes of armies compared to some campaigns in the 13th century. As armies became more professional, armies got a little smaller. A rough ballpark for an English field army in France in the Hundred Years War might be somewhere between 7000-15000 men.

What war was in 1640?

The English Civil War
The English Civil War (1642–1651) was a series of civil wars and political machinations between Parliamentarians (“Roundheads”) and Royalists (“Cavaliers”), mainly over the manner of England’s governance and issues of religious freedom.

Who built an army?

The army was first formed in 1942 under Rash Behari Bose by Indian PoWs of the British-Indian Army captured by Japan in the Malayan campaign and at Singapore.

How big were armies in the 16th century?

The larger the army, the greater the logistical problems to be overcome. An army of 45,000 was larger than all but the greatest cities of the day. Even a force of 10,000 was larger than most towns13 which would have its established system of supply and distribution.

What was life like 1600?

In the 1500s and 1600s almost 90% of Europeans lived on farms or small rural communities. Crop failure and disease was a constant threat to life. Wheat bread was the favorite staple, but most peasants lived on Rye and Barley in the form of bread and beer. These grains were cheaper and higher yield, though less tasty.

Who ruled in the 1600s?

“I know the Kings of England and I quote the fights historical”

Name Born Ruled 1
Elizabeth I 1533 1558?1603
James I 7 1566 1603?1625
Charles I 1600 1625?1649