Origin and History
The regiment was raised on 16 February 1694.
During the War of the Spanish Succession, the successive colonels of the regiment were:
- from 16 February 1694: Charles Earl of Macclesfield
- from 10 March 1702: Thomas Viscount Windsor
- from 29 April 1707: Samuel Masham
- from 18 April 1711 to 1713: Thomas Viscount Windsor
The regiment was disbanded in 1713.
Service during the War
In 1703, the regiment was in Ireland.
In 1710, the establishment of the regiment was augmented.
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Dalton, Charles (ed.): English Army List and Commission Registers
- Vol. V. p. 2, 248
- Vol. VI. p. 224
Public Record Office Lists and Indexes, Vol. 53, Reprint New York 1963, p. 452
Jörg Meier for the initial version of this article