The theorike and practike of moderne vvarres discoursed in dialogue vvise. VVherein is declared the neglect of martiall discipline: the inconuenience thereof: the imperfections of manie training captaines: a redresse by due regard had: the fittest weapons for our moderne vvarre: the vse of the same: the parts of a perfect souldier in generall and in particular: the officers in degrees, with their seuerall duties: the imbattailing of men in formes now most in vse: with figures and tables to the same: with sundrie other martiall points. VVritten by Robert Barret. Comprehended in sixe bookes.
Barret, Robert, fl. 1600.
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TO ALL MEN OF WARRE IN GENERALL.

HOnourable souldiers, and braue men of warre, of what degree soeuer, I am assured there is none of you that will spurne at these my paynes taken, as penned, not to instruct the experimented and Mar∣tiall sort, such as you are, but the vnexpert and yong Gentlemen, which haue not yet entred commons in Mars his Campe. For what good is herein contained, shall redound to your glorie and fame in generall: and what faults and errors be herein committed, must rest vpon me, beare them off as I may. Let vs loue one another, that God may loue vs all, and giue vs true Martiall valour to the seruice and defence of our dread Soueraigne and deare Countrie.

Yours in all loue, ROBERT BARRET.