Origin and History
No information available yet about the origin of the regiment
During the Seven Years' War, the regiment was under the command of:
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Service during the War
No information available yet about the service of the regiment during the Seven Years' War
|Headgear||black tricorne laced silver with a red cockade fastened with a white button|
|Coat||yellow with white buttons and white buttonholes
|Waistcoat||yellow laced white with white buttons and white buttonholes|
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Musicians wore uniforms similar to those of the troopers.
The guidons were made of damask, fringed and embroidered with silver. The cords and tassels were mixed of crimson and silver.
Obverse: crimson field, the border embroidered with a vegetal pattern; centre device consisting of the Royal Spanish Arms surrounded by the necklace of the Order of the Golden Fleece and trophies; corner device consisting of a fleur-de-lys (rear corners only); all embroideries of silver.
Reverse: crimson field, the border embroidered with a vegetal pattern; centre device consisting of the regimental emblem, an archangel fighting Lucifer, besides the disk two wings, encircled by a large scroll with the mottos "QUIS UT DEUSOD ESO ESPERO" and "LUSITANIA TESSERA OMNIS ARMATURA FORTIUM"; a green hill with a silver base beneath the centre device; corner device consisting of a fleur-de-lys (rear corners only); all embroideries (excluding the hill) were made of silver.
NOTE: The devices on both sides were turned 90° to the staff.
Album de Taccoli, 1759
Sorando Muzás, Luis: Trofeos de las Campañas de Italia ( 1717 – 1748)
Juan José Torres and the Asociación Cultural de Modelismo Histórico Alabarda for the information and counselling provided for this article.
Volker Scholz for the information on the guidons.