Militia members, flag & staff carriers, Mayor’s of Emperor Charles V.

Militia members, flag carrier, staff carriers, Mayor, Renaissance ,16th century, military,
Militia members, flag & staff carriers, Mayor’s of the Emperor Charles V.

Militia members, flag & staff carriers, Mayor’s of the Emperor Charles V.

Plate 2.

11-19. Militia members.
20. Johan van Zwolle, flag carrier of Nijmegen
21-22. Gerrit Byesman and Herman van Rijswick, staff carriers.
23. Thomas van Tryst, Mayor of Nijmegen.
24. Arnold Vijgh, mayor of Nijmegen.

Source: Costume cavalcade, has held by members of the Leidsch Studenten Corps, at 24th of June 1890, commemmorating the 300th anniversary of Leyden University, re-living the State-entry of Emperor Charles V (1500-1558), into Nijmegen municipality, the Netherlands, 9th February 1546.


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Illustration, damasks, ornament
Note:  16th century German renaissance costumes.

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