суббота, 30 марта 2013 г.

Imperial army under O. Piccolomini in Spanish Flanders, Dec. 1638

According to Elster's data Imperial army under FM Ottavio Piccolomini-Pieri in Spanish Flanders was of 45 mounted coys (4247 men) & 67 foot coys (12 035 men) in December of 1638. In Luxemburg on winterquarters were 5 additional foot regiments (around 6,000): Adelshofen (10 coys), Le Fosse (10 coys), Fernemont (9 coys), Beckh (6 coys). These troops were under Piccolomini command at the relief of Thionville on 7 July 1639.
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  1. Hey! Wasn't Guilleaume de Lamboy part of the imperial troops? Good work indeed. Piccolomini also helped to relieve the siege of Saint-Omer earlier that year.

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    1. As far as I know Lamboy was on Imperial service, not Spanish in 1639. And evidently he was under Piccolomini's comand (as the senior commander in Flanders)

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    2. Elster wrote, that GWM Lamboy in Westphalia had the following troops:
      Kavallerie: Gonzaga, Lamboy, Boninghausen, Griscott, Leveati, 1 coy of dragoons
      Infanterie: Tiessenbach, Wangler

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