Some articles on artillery, scottish artillery:
... On 10 September 1524, Methven was made Principal Master of the Royal Artillery, ("Magnalium nostrorum seu machinarum bellicarum, videlicet artailzery"), 25 ... on 31 December 1547 to discuss the use of artillery in the war ... He said that Regent Arran had been advised that the modest ("sober") Scottish artillery at St Andrews Castle at the start might have taken the castle, and the prolonged ...
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