1702 – Allied offensive in the Low Countries – French OOB Bedmar April

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Description

State of the troops posted from the North Sea up to Lierre (Lier) under the command of the Marquis de Bedmar as of 18 April 1702.

Commander-in-Chief: Marquis de Bedmar

  • at Nieuport
  • at Ostend
    • Puente Ibañez (1 bn) Spanish
    • II./Lorraine (1 bn)
    • II./Berry (1 bn)
  • at Damme
    • II./Beauvoisis (1 bn)
    • II./La Fère (1 bn)
    • Surbeck (1 bn) Swiss
    • Spinola (1 bn) Spanish
  • at Bruges
    • Spinola (1 bn) Spanish
    • Sillery (1 bn)
    • Rhingrave (1 bn)
    • Surbeck (1 bn) Swiss
    • Pelleport Cavalerie (2 sqns)
  • at Ghent
    • Boulonnais (1 bn)
    • Amezaga (1 bn) Spanish
    • Courrière (1 bn)
    • Surbeck (1 bn) Swiss
    • II./Noailles (1 bn)
    • Fiennes Cavalerie (2 sqns)
    • Flavacourt Dragons (3 sqns)
  • in the Waes country behind the line of Stekene and Sint-Gillis
    • Greder (3 bns) Swiss
    • Grimaldi-le-Jeune (1 bn)
    • Richebourg Dragons (2 sqns)
    • Noirmont Cavalry (1 sqn) Spanish
  • in the Waes country near Kieldrecht
  • at Termonde and Fort Sainte-Marguerite
    • II./Westerloo (1 bn)
    • II./Capres (1 bn)
  • at Antwerp
    • Zuñiga (1 bn)
    • II./Deynse (1 bn)
    • Del Valle (1 bn)
    • Grimberg (1 bn)
    • Rupelmonde (1 bn)
    • Maine Cavalerie (2 sqns) recent reinforcements
    • Ribeaucourt Cavalry (2 sqns) recent reinforcements, Spanish
  • in camp between Antwerp and Lierre
    • Capres (1 bn)
    • I./Deynse (1 bn)
    • Idiaquez (1 bn)
    • La Faille (1 bn)
    • Fusiliers d'Espagne (1 bn)
    • Salis (2 bns)
    • Luxembourg (1 bn)
    • Raynold (1 bn)
    • Charost (2 bns)
    • Courten (3 bns)
    • Barrois (1 bn)
    • Compagnie des Chevaux-Bais (1 coy) Spanish
    • Brancaccio Cavalry (2 sqns) Spanish
    • Chacon Cavalry (2 sqns) Spanish
    • Cécile Cavalry (2 sqns) Spanish
    • Berghes Cavalerie (2 sqns) Spanish
    • Grignan Cavalerie (2 sqns)
  • at Sintvliet
    • Vandergracht (1 bn)
  • at Lierre
    • de Grobendonck (1 bn)
    • de Grouff (1 bn)
    • Furstemberg (2 bns) recent reinforcements
    • Thoy (1 bn) recent reinforcements
  • between Lierre and Aarschot behind the Line of the Nete
  • at Malines (Mechelen)
    • Furstemberg Cavalerie (2 sqns) recent reinforcements
    • Montrevel (2 sqns) recent reinforcements

References

Pelet and François Eugène de Vault: Mémoires militaires relatifs à la Succession d'Espagne sous Louis XIV, Vol. 2 pp. 480-481