Marignane Infanterie

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Origin and History

The regiment was raised on 14 January 1702 by Paul Covet, Comte de Marignane.

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

  • from 14 January 1702: Paul Covet, Comte de Marignane
  • from 1705 to 1706: Guillaume de Massol de Serville

The regiment was disbanded in 1706.

Service during the War

In 1702, the regiment joined the Army of Italy.

From October 1704 to April 1705, the regiment took part in the Siege of Verrua, which surrendered on 9 April 1705.


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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. 293