Militia Act

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Historical Context Note

A Militia Act is passed in Britain, reducing the militia to 32 340 troops but creating a more professionalised force in the process.
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Citation:
Editors. "Militia Act". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17718, accessed 17 December 2014.]