Dutch Revolt

80 jarige oorlogSpanish troups in The Netherlands (1568-1648)

Raversijde 2004. An often ignored aspect of the 80-years war is the fact that not all the Netherlands stood united behind Orange. Many Dutchmen were actually in Spanish service. We have chosen to re-enact Spanish musketeers. Armed with with matchlock muskets, this group defends ?the true faith? and does battle against ?Orange? re-enactors at events in Groenlo, Bourtange and The Archeon to name but a few.