Friday 19 August 2022

Flags of Spanish Infantry Regiment Castilla 1728-1768

I've no idea if these will be of any interest but I did them because of a Zoom wargame I shall be playing next week. Jon Freitag is using French as proxy Spanish so I thought, "Oooh, I really must do some Spanish flags he can use!" It's the flag designer's version of "Oooh, shiny". The Spanish hardly figured in the Seven Years War but were pretty busy in the campaigns in Italy in the War of the Austrian Succession.

Kronoskaf has a good page on the regiment here:

One big practical issue for me is whether or not it is worth the bother doing all the fiddly little regimental badges for the corners of the flags; at the sizes these will be used on the battlefield, they will hardly be visible even printed in relatively high definition on colour laser printers!

Anyway, here's a preliminary sample: