French Dragoons

Volume 1: 1669-1749

Ludovic Letrun

According to Pere Daniel the Dragoon corp got its origins under the reign of Henry II, with the mounted arquebusiers, created in 1554. Those were mostly small units of infantrymen, travelling on horses and firing when dismounted.
Publication date:
January 2014
Publisher :
Histoire et Collections
Language:
English
Series :
Officers & Soldiers
Illustration :
66 plates of illustrations
Format Available     Quantity Price
Paperback
ISBN : 9782352503545

Dimensions : 240 X 200 cm
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£16.99
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Overview
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• In this book you will discover the magnificent uniforms of the Dragoon corp, with 66 plates illustrating 200 horsemen and 60 flags.

According to Pere Daniel the Dragoon corp got its origins under the reign of Henry II, with the mounted arquebusiers, created in 1554. Those were mostly small units of infantrymen, travelling on horses and firing when dismounted. The nickname 'dragoon' actually appeared later, under the reign of Henri III, and designate as well mounted arquebusiers, carabiniers and muskeeters. In this book, you will discover the magnificent uniforms of those cavalrymen, from the first XVIIth century wars, to the battles led by Louis XV’s generals. 66 plates illustrate 200 horsemen and 60 flags.

THIS BOOK IS IN ENGLISH.