La Mothe-Houdancourt Infanterie

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Origin and History

The regiment was raised on 25 July 1702 by N. de La Mothe-Houdancourt.

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

  • from 25 July 1702: N. de La Mothe-Houdancourt
  • from around 1709: N. de Ghistelles
  • from 20 February 1712 to 1714: N. de Perthuis

The regiment was disbanded in 1714.

Service during the War

Throughout the war, the regiment garrisoned various places in Flanders.


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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. 304