Froulay Infanterie

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Origin and History

The regiment was raised on 21 May 1702 by Charles-François, Comte de Froulay.

During the War of the Spanish Succession, the regiment was commanded by

  • from 21 May 1702: Charles-François, Comte de Froulay
  • from 7 March 1711 to 1714: N. Chevalier de Létorières

The regiment was disbanded in 1714.

Service during the War

In 1702, the regiment was allocated to the Army of Flanders.

In 1704, the regiment served on the Moselle.

In 1705, the regiment took part in the siege of Homburg.

In 1706, the regiment returned to Flanders. It took part in the unsuccessful defence of Ath, where it surrendered as prisoners of war.

In 1707, the regiment was exchanged.


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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. 299