John Thomas la Barthe's Foot

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Origin and History

This regiment was part of the six Huguenot regiments of foot raised in England in April and May 1706, in preparation for an expedition to support the Camisard revolt in the Cévennes. Most of the officers were pensioners from the Irish Establishment. However, the plan was aborted and the present regiment was disbanded in August 1706..

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

  • from May 1706 to August 1706: John Thomas la Barthe

Service during the War

No service, the regiment was disbanded three months after its creation.


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Wienand Drenth and Jörg Meier for the research on this regiment