Defences

Some articles on defences, defence:

Storming Of Bristol - Royalist Plan
... personally led a reconnaissance of the defences to the north of the city on 23 July ... Maurice, with his Cornish infantry faced the stronger defences south of Bristol and preferred to undertake a formal siege and bombardment ... Rupert however, believed that the defences to the north were vulnerable to a storming attempt, given the weak state of the garrison ...
Liability For Defective Products Act 1991 - Liability For Defective Products Act, 1991 - Defences
... There are six specific defences available ... It is a defence if it is proved the defendant did not put the product into circulation ... dangerously overweighed with lights, the producer of an individual bulb would have a defence.) In addition, where the damage arose partially out of the negligence of the plaintiff, then the damages ...
Storming Of Bristol - Attack - North
... up a re-entrant between the Brandon Hill and Windmill Hill forts and found that once against the defences between these two forts they were in "dead ground", safe from fire from the forts ... Once they were inside the defences, Fiennes's cavalry tried to counter-attack, but flinched when they faced Royalists wielding "fire-pikes" pikes to which large fireworks were attached, an early form of flamethrower ... Wentworth's brigade pushed forward towards the inner defences, followed by Belasyse's brigade and Colonel Arthur Aston's regiment of cavalry ...
Moro River Campaign - Background
... the Bifurno river and pushed the German defenders from the Volturno-Viktor Line defences ... they were not able to attack the next line of defences (the Barbara Line) behind the Trigno river until 2 November. 8th Army were in contact with the forward defences of the German Winter Line, which had been set on the high ground north of the Sangro River ...
Storming Of Bristol - Defences
... The Parliamentarian defenders of Bristol were commanded by Colonel Nathaniel Fiennes ... His garrison consisted of 300 cavalry and 1,500 infantry, plus some badly-armed town militia ...