Tag Archives: French military uniforms

Henry IV at the Battle of Ivry.

Henry IV at the battle of Ivry. 14 March 1590. Huguenot. Wars of Religion. Renaissance costume history. Military Uniform 16th century

Henry IV at the Battle of Ivry: “Stand with my white plume”. March 14, 1590.

Henry IV at the Battle of Ivry.

King Henry IV indicating its white plume at the Battle of Ivry on March 14, 1590.  “Stand with my white plume”. Henri IV à la bataille d’Ivry: “Ralliez-vous à mon panache blanc”

Continue reading

The king’s guard. Chevau-légers.

Chevau-légers. 16th century military. Renaissance soldier. French Cavalry uniform

Chevau-légers. Light horsemen. 1560 to 1600. The custody of King Henry IV. Sergeant in armor.

Chevau-légers. The Guard troops of the Ancien Régime.

The king’s guard. Sergeant in armor. 1560 to 1600.

Continue reading

Musketeer and an infantry officer.

Musketeer, infantry officer costumes. 16th century military uniform. Baroque fashion history

Musketeer and an infantry officer in the 16th century.

Musketeer and an infantry officer in the 16th century.

According to the book of Willemin. Renaissance era.

Continue reading

France Royal Guard uniform. Grenadier à Cheval. 2nd Regiment.

France Royal Guard uniform. Grenadier à Cheval. 19th century military

Royal Guard. Grenadier à Cheval. 1825. 2nd Regiment.

France Royal Guard uniform. 1825. Grenadier à Cheval. 2nd Regiment.

Garde royal. Grenadier à Cheval. 2e Régiment 1825.

Continue reading