Gendarme of France in 16th century.

French Gendarme. Baroque military uniform. 16th century. children of honor. First company.

A Gendarme in 1593. Gendarme of the first company of children of honor in 1596.

Gendarme of France in 16th century. Baroque fashion.

A Gendarme in 1593. Gendarme of the first company of children of honor in 1596.

Source: Costumes civils et militaires des Français à travers les siècles. 1883. Author: Jean Baptiste Marie Augustin Challamel. Engraver: Meunier, Jean-Baptiste. Ouvrage couronné par l’Académie francaise.

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Louis XIII fashion era. French Ancien Régime. Renaissance, Baroque fashion history, Tudor fashion era.




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