Thursday, 24 May 2018

Sergey I. Shamenkov Great Northern War


An artist working in the GNW is this guy. 

Early 18th century Prussia


Been looking for info on Prussians of the early 18thc and found these images on this blog and from a tip a CD from Robert Hall on Baccus' site
https://www.baccus6mm.com/includes/products/publications/spanishsuccession/spanishsuccession_text.inc.php

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Ramillies Jan Huchtenburg

Bivouac. OK. 1710 The State Museum of Fine Arts. A. S. Pushkin, Moscow

This painting is a bit of a mystery. It has been put down as Watteau but I don't know any of you know?

Battle of Ramillies 1706

by Sean O'Brogain from the Osprey
Today is the anniversary of this battle. Wiki
French and Spanish order of battle 
and here

Defenestration of Prague 1618

Today is worth commemorating. 400 years ago the event that precipitated the 30 Years War occurred. Wiki
Read about it here 

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Denmark in the GNW

Here to see what the Danes wore