Musketeer costume in 1586. Reign of Henri III.

Musketeer, Military, soldier, France, Renaissance,
Mousquetaire en 1586.  Règne de HENRI III.

Musketeer costume in 1586. Reign of Henri III.

Musketeer in 1586. Reign of Henri III. Taken from Gaignères portfolio (sixteenth century).

Mousquetaire en 1586.  Règne de HENRI III. Tiré du portefeuille de Gaignères (XVIe siècle). 

Source: Paris à travers les siècles. Histoire nationale de Paris et des Parisiens depuis la fondation de Lutèce jusqu’à nos jours, par Henri Gourdon de Genouillac, 1879. Henri Gourdon, known as Gourdon de Genouillac (1826 – 1898) was a French historian, novelist and heraldist specialising in the French nobility and its coats of arms. He was scientific editor of the Journal des employés de Paris, the Journal héraldique, the Monde artiste (1862-1898) and the Passe-temps, a literary and anecdotal journal.

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