The King's Musketeers

Created by Louis XIII of France in 1622, the famous "King's Musketeers" were members of the King's bodyguard, an elite unit, a political police force and a military school for the nobility.

They enjoyed their golden age under Louis XIV, and were finally abolished in 1815.

The adventures of the Musketeers are intimately linked to the political and military history of 17th- and 18th-century France.

Immerse yourself in the glorious history of the Musketeers.

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