Earl of Mar's Foot

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Origin and History

The unit was raised on 12 March 1702 for John Erskine, Earl of Mar.

During the War of the Spanish Succession, the successive proprietors of the regiment were:

  • from 12 March 1702: John Erskine, Earl of Mar
  • from 4 March 1706: Alexander Grant

The regiment was disbanded in 1712.

Service during the War

In 1708, the regiment was sent to Flanders.

In 1709, the regiment took part in the siege of Mons.

In 1712, the regiment was disbanded.


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Dalton, Charles (ed.): English Army List and Commission Registers Vol. VI. p. 11, 214

Public Record Office Lists and Indexes, Vol. 53, Reprint New York 1963, p. 445