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facilitate the loading of a piece, were used till the close of the seventeenth century (vide fig. A), when they were superseded by the cartridge-box.

An order was made in this reign that the six principal masters of the royal ships should wear a scarlet dress. Yide paper on naval uniforms, read by Sir;H. Ellis to the Ant. Society, March 18th, 1830. Journal of the Brit. Arch. Soc., No. v. p. 76.

CHAPTER XVIII. REIGN OF JAMES I., 1603-1625.

CHAPTER XVIII. REIGN OF JAMES I., 1603-1625.

JameĀ« the Sixth of Scotland and First of England.

The costume of the reign of James I. was little more than a continuation of the dress of the latter

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