Artillery train


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a number of pieces of ordnance mounted on carriages, with all their furniture, ready for marching.

See also: Artillery

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(13) There were also models of dockyards, fortifications, and a Russian artillery train, old English guns, Chinese armour and swords, and numerous ethnographic exhibits.
Within another 200 years, the relative power of the monarchy increased again, as the castles of even the richest and strongest barons could not withstand the cannon of the royal artillery train. Fortresses, in short, were central not only to the imposition of Norman power over England and Wales but also to the emergence of the centralized monarchy and nation-state.
The Swedes took the entire Russian artillery train and inflicted more than 8,000 casualties, losing only 700 men of their own.
If the book lags anywhere it is in paying sufficient attention to the means of creating and maintaining an artillery train of the sort which served the Valois kings of France so well in the last stages of the Hundred Years' War.