Conquistador

A black and white half-armour  Nuremberg, circa 1580/90 -(But this looks Spanish, like the ones worn by the ones who came to the Americas)..

Capacete ref A black and white half-armour Nuremberg, circa .

Los Tercios Españoles | A medida que trascurrieron los años, los Tercios fueron tanto disminuyendo en número de hombres como aumentando la proporción de arcabuceros y mosqueteros sobre la de piqueros, eliminando cualquier vestigio de algunas armas aún comunes en el momento de creación del Tercio (por ejemplo, la ballestas o el escudo redondo o rodela)

The Third Spanish Army were declining in numbers and increasing the ratio of arquebusiers and musketeers to pikemen, retaining none of the still common weapons such as crossbows, round shield or bucklers.

Spanish Admiral (II) by Pegaso Models (painted by jarhead from www.coolminiornot.com?)

Spanish Admiral (II) by Pegaso Models (painted by jarhead from…

Spanish Conquistador fighting against an Aztec Eagle Warrior during the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire in 1521.

Spanish Conquistador fighting against an Aztec Eagle Warrior during the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire in 1521 by Angus McBride

1475 – 1500 Paris, France, Musée de l'Armée (Les Invalides), Spanish  Images courtesy of Igor Zeler*, Doug Strong, AAF ID

1475 – 1500 Paris, France, Musée de l'Armée (Les Invalides), Spanish Images courtesy of Igor Zeler*, Doug Strong, AAF ID

Spanish Tercio. The Tercios was an Army of courageous Spanish men who followed the Conquistadores to the new world.

Spanish Pikeman of the "Tercio de Asturias" in Europe By Augusto Ferrer Dalmau.

Spanish Nobleman (by oxotnikkod from www.coolminiornot.com?)

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Aztec archer, peasant levy, allied officer These are examples of non-Mexica troops who can still be considered "Aztec" in the broader term of the empire definition. Source: Osprey Military Men-At-Arms series 101 "The Conquistadores" by Terence Wise. Illustrator: Angus McBride.

Aztec archer, peasant levy, allied officer These are examples of non-Mexica…

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