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

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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 in mid-May 1702.

Commander-in-Chief: Marquis de Bedmar

Troops to guard the various places (21 bns)

  • at Nieuport
  • at Ostend
  • at Damme
  • at Bruges
    • Rhingrave (1 bn) Spanish
  • at Ghent
  • at Termonde
    • II./Westerloo (1 bn) Spanish
    • II./Capres (1 bn) Spanish
  • at Antwerp
    • Zuñiga (1 bn) Spanish
    • I./La Faille (1 bn) Spanish
    • Rupelmonde (1 bn) Spanish
    • Salis (1 bn) Swiss
  • Bruxelles
    • Grimberghes (1 bn) Spanish
  • at Sintvliet
    • Vandergracht (1 bn) Spanish
  • at Lierre
    • II./de Grobendonck (1 bn) Spanish
    • II./de Grouff (1 bn) Spanish

Troops to form the field army (33 bns, 29 sqns)

References

Pelet and François Eugène de Vault: Mémoires militaires relatifs à la Succession d'Espagne sous Louis XIV, Vol. 2 pp. 489-490, 494-495