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WSS French infantry

 Found this old drawing by me from about 20 years ago depicting the early and later uniforms of the WSS French infantry. At the time I was trying to get a French group going for the 300th anniversary events.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 12 Oct 2021

This Week on Dispatches: Norman Desmarais on the Gazette Françoise

On this week’s Dispatches, host Brady Crytzer interviews JAR contributor, writer, and historian Norman Desmarais on the Gazette Françoise, a French newspaper published for... The post This Week on Dispatches: Norman Desmarais on the <i>Gazette...

French Dragoons

 French; Louis XIV's Dragoons; L to R Firmacon 1685, Le Roi 1695, La Lande 1680 & Fonbansart 1690 by R.J. Marrion, originally published in Military Modelling.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 26 Dec 2020

Royal Ecossais

The best French group for the WAS is the Royal Ecossais. They have a Facebook page here
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 25 May 2020

The French army of the War of Austrian Succession

Anybody read this? Can't find any reviews. It's a little expensive to speculate on.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 21 May 2020

Fontenoy 1745

Today's anniversary - the 275th. WikiThis book looks good if you have an interest in the WAS.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 11 May 2020

Manuscrit de Gudenus 1735

 We have had this before but it needs reposting. French troops of 1735.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 2 May 2020

Frenc infantry on the march 1756

Extrapolated from Vue de la rade d'AntibesOeuvre de Joseph Vernet (1714-1789) 1756 Huile sur toile Dimensions : 2,63m par 1,65m Dépôt du musée du Louvre Musée national de la Marine
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 1 May 2020

Lucien Rousselot - French infantry studies 1680-1715

 Rousselot's study of the evolution of French infantry 1645 to 18126- Piquiers. À gauche 1680-1690, à droite vers 17007- Infanterie 1690-1695. Source: maniement d’armes de Giffard. La baïonnette à manche est en usage,...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 23 Apr 2020

Charles-Dominique-Joseph Eisen,

 A great artist when it comes to depicting the French army of the 1750s. Wiki
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

Another Military modelling picture of Louis XIV's army

Couldn't find this one when I did a post on this subject.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 29 Jan 2020


published todayVolume 2: The Infantry of Louis XIV256 pages c 208 colour ills incl. Maps, including new colour plates commissioned for the book
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 16 Jan 2020

Rene Chartrand's Military modelling articles in the 80s

 Back in the 80s before the Louis XIV's army Osprey came out (1988) the best place for information on the Sun King's forces was in  a series of articles written by Chartrand in Military modelling magazine. I remember having them safe in a file...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 10 Jan 2020

Régiments du Passé 20th anniversary

Event organized by Artemis at the château d'Aujac in the Cévennes. France The regiment depicted is the Royal Ecossais for the War of Austrian Succession. Facebook here
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 5 Aug 2019


When it comes to the French army of the 17th and 18th century there is one man who writes books that are more useful than anyone else. That man is Rene Chartrand  and the good news is this book series looks like it's going to be as unmissable as...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 1 Jul 2019

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