Arquebusiers

Spanish Arquebusier of the Malaga Regiment

Arquebusiers, light infantry of the 15th to 17th century armed with the arquebus. Deployed as skirmishers in front of the pikemen and musketeers of their regiment, the arquebusiers would fall back under the protection of the 15-foot pikes if threatened by enemy horse.

Miniatures

  • Arquebusiers of the Thirty Years’ War, 1:72 Mars 72027
  • Swedish Infantry of the Thirty Years’ War, 1:72 Revell 02557
  • Austrian Musketeers and Pikemen, 1:72 Zvezda 8061
  • The Conquistadores, 1:72 Caesar H025
  • Conquistadors, 1:72 Revell 02568
  • Landsknechts, 1:72 Dark Dream Studio 72002
  • Landsknechts (Swordsmen, Arquebusiers), 1:72 Dark RedBox 72057
  • Swiss Infantry (Swordsmen, Arquebusiers), 1:72 Dark RedBox 72060
  • English Sailors in Battle 16th to 17th Century, 1:72 Dark RedBox 72082
  • Cromwell's Cavalry, 1:72 Waterloo 1815 033
  • Shogun Miniatures, 1:72 Milton Bradley
  • Samurai Army, 1:72 Zvezda 8017
  • Samurai Warriors, 1:72 LW 2011
  • Japanese Ashigaru (Command and Support Group), 1:72 RedBox 72008
  • Japanese Ashigaru (Archers and Arquebusiers), 1:72 RedBox 72006
  • Japanese Ikko-ikki, 1:72 RedBox 72009
  • Japanese Warrior Monks, 1:72 RedBox 72005
  • Japanese Peasant Infantry, 1:72 RedBox 72010
  • Spanish Army 1500-1600, 1:72 LW 2016
  • Spanish Infantry, 16th Century (1), 1:72 RedBox 72096
  • Italien Infantry, 16th Century (1), 1:72 RedBox 72099
  • Polish Infantry (early Thirty Years’ War), 1:72 Mars 72073
  • Polish Paholki (Thirty Years’ War), 1:72 Mars 72074
  • Polish Mercenaries (Haiduks), 1:72 Mars 72033
  • Crimean Tatar Infantry, 17th Century, 1:72 Mars 72084

Bibliography

  • Brnardic, Vladimir: Imperial Armies of the Thirty Years’ War (1) — Infantry and Artillery (Botley 2009)
  • Brzezinski, Richard: The Army of Gustavus Adolphus (1) — Infantry (Botley 1991)
  • Lopez, Ignacio & Iván Notario: The Spanish Tercios 1536–1704 (Botley 2012)
  • Nicolle, David: Armies of the Ottoman Turks, 1300-1774 (Lond. 1983)
  • Roberts, Keith: Pike and Shot Tactics 1590–1660 (Botley 2010)
  • Wagner, Eduard: Tracht, Wehr und Waffen im Dreißigjährigen Krieg (Prag 1980)

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Thirty Years’ War Miniatures