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Malplaquet 1709

New artwork reveal from Osprey. This image, from CAM 355: Malplaquet 1709 and illustrated by Graham Turner, shows the Dutch second attack during the battle of Malplaquet in 1709.Head to the website to see more fantastic art from a few of our upcoming...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 22 Jul 2020

Oudenarde 1708

Today's anniversary is this WSS battle.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 11 Jul 2020

Carpi 1701

Today's anniversary is this skirmish that kicked off the WSS.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 9 Jul 2020

New WSS 1/7

A company called Minairons have thrown their hats into the ring of War of Spanish Succession. Focusing on the peninsular armies. Article here
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 3 Jul 2020

Schellenberg 1704

Today's anniversary is this battle in the WSS. Interesting article hereBavarian grenadier by Anton Hoffman
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 2 Jul 2020

The Chronicles of an Old Campaigner 1692-1717: The Recollections of a French Dragoon Officer

Haven't read this but people says it's good. Anybody read it? There is a French language version https://archive.org/details/memoiresdemonsi00cologoogEnglish version https://archive.org/details/chroniclesofoldc00lacouoft
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 28 May 2020

Ramillies 1706

Today's anniversary is this famous battle in the WSS. WikiApparently 2021 will see a reenactment of Ramillies for its 315th. Last time it was done was 2006. Below are the Dutch Blue Guards by Phil Thomason photography.Photos of the 2006 reenactment of...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 23 May 2020

Wilhelm Dietrich von Buddenbrock

Commander of the Prussian cavalry at Chotusitz. Had an illustrious career starting as a cornet at 18 at the battle of Fleurus (1690) and fighting in most battles of the WSS . Wiki. Painting shows him 1710-20.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 17 May 2020

Almansa 1707

The Battle of Almansa took place on 25 April 1707 during the War of the Spanish Succession, between the forces of Philip V of Spain, Bourbon claimant to the Spanish throne and his Habsburg rival, Archduke Charles of Austria. Today's anniversary. Image...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 25 Apr 2020

Sean O'Brogain - Ramilies

Sean from Ireland is one of my favourite artists for this period. Here's his painting for the Osprey Ramillies depicting Dutch troops. Known Sean for ages since he was a student. He's putting together a website soon but in the meantime check out some...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 15 Apr 2020

France, Grenadiers à Cheval de la Maison du Roi, 17

Here for images on the excellent Follow the Drum blog. 
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 14 Apr 2020

Watteau, Jean-Antoine (1684 - 1721) Soldiers on the March

See more Watteau military art at the Frick collection
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 10 Apr 2020

More WSS previews from Strelets-r

 Hope these aren't boring anyone? I think these are French. Look good to me.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 4 Apr 2020

Marlburian British by Francesc Riart

I think this image is from God Save Catalonia which is a free ebook in the English language.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 3 Apr 2020

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