Hapsburg Cavalry Flag

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  • 1 min

By Crusader1307

Instituted in the 13th Century, The Hapsburg Dynasty (which existed until 1700), began to develop a form of standardized Cavalry Flag for use by it's many and varied Cavalry Regiments and Troop's. A typical Flag had as many as Showing the evolution of what would later be termed as a “Guidon”, the Flag had as many as 6 “rounded” or “bunted” ends (as opposed to the later double Shallow-Tail design). As was traditional, the color Red was most often deployed (as the color stood out in battle). Another traditional imaging used was religious iconography. Often paintings of different Saints or Christ were imprinted onto the Flags. All Dynastic Cavalry used these Colors.