Lord Slane's Foot

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Origin and History

This regiment was raised on 26 August 1708.

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

  • from 26 August 1708 to 1712: Christopher Lord Slane (formerly in the French service, promoted to brigadier-general in 1711)

The regiment was disbanded on 4 August 1712.

Service during the War

In 1711, the regiment was sent to Spain.

In 1712, the regiment was disbanded.


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Dalton, Charles (ed.): English Army List and Commission Registers Vol. IV. p. 13, 250-251

Public Record Office Lists and Indexes, Vol. 53, Reprint New York 1963, p. 450

Tunath, Andrew: The British army in Catalonia after the battle of Brihuega, 1710-1712, in Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research, Vol. 91, No. 367 (Autumn 2013), pp. 182-205


Jörg Meier for the initial version of this article