Esteemed Readers, here are some military tidings from 1632, The Thirty Years’ War time to share with you the spirit of the affairs:
Egger, 5th January, 1632: “Every day more & more troops sent by the Swedish King & the Elector of Saxony arrive. The Saxons reconquered Durschentit & some other places of the Upped Palatinate after having defeated the regiment of the Imperial Colonel Merode. They are moving to Werden. -The Elector of Saxony published that every exiled belonging to Provinces Egger, Elembogen & others who had left it by their own will had to return back under penalty of property forfeiture. The legal authority was reformed as well to ensure better the conquests. -Tilly’s army has been remaining near Nortlingen on the Bavarian borders. The Colonel Galles stays with big forces in his own Kingdom (Spain). The Count de Michna & the Archbishop Leopold are gathering a Regiment of cavalry at their expense to serve the Emperor”.
Breme, the 15th January, 1632: “We(The Frenchmen) have been expecting the troops from Mexlebourg, which must come to help us. Meanwhile we are here at the mercy of the Imperialists who took Cluversborstel with 70 people of the garrison, attacked Verden from which the Cavalry moved further without any delay…”
Vive le Roy! 🙂