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by pnorberg
Sun Apr 08, 2012 7:02 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Simple soldier's equipment ...Army equipment 1700-1720
Replies: 92
Views: 42988

Re: Simple soldier's equipment ...Army equipment 1700-1720

No it is actually a painting of the Battle of Helsingborg 28 feb.1710.
With the Danish Grenadier Corps to meet the Swedish Elfsborg (Älvsborg) Regiment and the queen dowager's Household Regiment of Horse.
by pnorberg
Mon Mar 05, 2012 4:22 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Sweden's Life Drabants cavalry
Replies: 9
Views: 4508

Re: Sweden's Life Drabants cavalry

First picture with breastplate and buff clothes are from the squad parade in the Royal Palace on ceremonial occasions and to be dressed like a copy of King Karl XI's bodyguard in 1680 -1700. The second image depicts the guard corps during the Great Northern War under King Charles XII during the peri...
by pnorberg
Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:23 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Sweden's Life Drabants cavalry
Replies: 9
Views: 4508

Re: Sweden's Life Drabants cavalry

livdrabant
by pnorberg
Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:23 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Sweden's Life Drabants cavalry
Replies: 9
Views: 4508

Re: Sweden's Life Drabants cavalry

Life Drabants cavalry
by pnorberg
Tue Feb 21, 2012 4:15 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Simple soldier's equipment ...Army equipment 1700-1720
Replies: 92
Views: 42988

Re: Simple soldier's equipment ...Army equipment 1700-1720

Crown Prince Frederick of Hesse Frederick I was born in Kassel, the son of Landgrave Karl of Hesse-Kassel and Maria Amalia of Courland. He received one for its time, careful education, was brought up in youth trips in the Netherlands, Switzerland, Italy, Denmark and Germany, and there were 1699 gov...
by pnorberg
Sat Jan 28, 2012 10:59 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Simple soldier's equipment ...Army equipment 1700-1720
Replies: 92
Views: 42988

Re: Simple soldier's equipment ...Army equipment 1700-1720

The following text, I have downloaded from the Swedish side: H. Högman's Genealogy and History Site .. http://www.algonet.se/ ~ Hogman / swegen.htm The early Carolinian uniform 1672 - 1680's When Charles XI became the Swedish regent in 1672 work began to gain a complete uniforms of Swedish regiments...
by pnorberg
Thu Jan 26, 2012 4:02 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Simple soldier's equipment ...Army equipment 1700-1720
Replies: 92
Views: 42988

Re: Simple soldier's equipment ...Army equipment 1700-1720

Swedish soldiers during the Great Northern War.
by pnorberg
Thu Jan 26, 2012 3:38 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Simple soldier's equipment ...Army equipment 1700-1720
Replies: 92
Views: 42988

Re: Simple soldier's equipment ...Army equipment 1700-1720

A Swedish grenadier might have looked during the Great Northern War.
by pnorberg
Sun Jan 22, 2012 11:44 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Simple soldier's equipment ...Army equipment 1700-1720
Replies: 92
Views: 42988

Re: Simple soldier's equipment ...Army equipment 1700-1720

The Älvsborg Regiment Swedish name: Älvsborgs regemente. The regiment was first established in 1624 as the Älvsborg Regiment. The regiment was linked to the Allotment System in 1683. In 1949 the regiment was reorganized into an armored infantry regiment. In 1963 the regiment once again was reorgani...
by pnorberg
Thu Jan 19, 2012 6:03 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Simple soldier's equipment ...Army equipment 1700-1720
Replies: 92
Views: 42988

Re: Simple soldier's equipment ...Army equipment 1700-1720

The Närke-Värmland Regiment, Swedish name: Närke-Värmlands regemente. The regiment was first established in 1624 as the Närke-Värmland Regiment. The Närke part of the regiment was linked to the Allotment System in May 11th 1686 and the Värmland part in June 25th 1688. The regiment was divided in 18...