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Origin and History
The regiment was raised on 4 February 1706 by N. d'Urban.
During the War of the Spanish Succession, the regiment was commanded by:
- from 4 February 1706: N. d'Urban
- from 1710: Daniel François de Gelas de Voisin, Chevalier d'Ambres
- from 1712 to 1714: N. Lenain de Guignonville.
The regiment was disbanded in 1714.
Service during the War
From 1706, the regiment garrisoned various places in Flanders.
In June and July 1712, the regiment took part in the defence of Le Quesnoy.
This article incorporates texts from the following books, which are now in the public domain:
- Susane, Louis: Histoire de l'ancienne infanterie française, J. Corréard, Paris, 1849-1856, Tome 8, p. 316