Spanish Army (Habsburg)

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Introduction

This army will be documented gradually as we identify the various units.

État-Major

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Household Units

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Line Infantry

Spanish National Regiments

These units were raised by the Habsburg in various provinces of Spain

Ciudad de Cartagena, raised in 1706, by 1711 Alcantarilla
Ciudad de Zaragoza, raised 1706, by 1711 Pertus, later Alcaudete
Ciutat d'Alacant, raised in 1707, later Richard
Ciutat de Valencia, raised in 1706
Claret, raised in 1706 Ferrer, raised in 1706 in Lisbon from Spanish prisoners of war
Taraga, raised in 1707
de Rubi, raised in 1707
Desvall, raised in 1707
Sagarriga, raised in 1707
Reart, raised in 1707
Xammar, raised in 1707
Taafe, raised in 1708, by 1713 Luccini
Don Joseph Pagueras (later Reina Anna or Noyelles), 1709 Tattenbach
Colbatch aka Kaulbars aka Schober
Castiglione aka Castillione, former Neapolitan tercio
Faber, raised by the Bourbon in Italy and taken in Imperial service in 1707
Granada, raised in 1710

Catalan Regiments

These units were raised by Catalonia

Generalitat de Catalunya aka Diputació del General aka La Deputacion, raised in 1706
Don Antonio Pagueras, raised in 1707 (later Reials Guàrdies Catalanes)
Ciutat de Barcelona aka El Rei
Ahumada, raised in 1709 by Don Juan Conde de Ahumada y Cardenas

Militias

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Cavalry

Line Cavalry

Spanish National Regiments

These units were raised by the Habsburg in various provinces of Spain

Nebot, defected to the pro-Habsburg army in 1705
Moragues Cavalry, raised in 1705, disbanded in 1707 Aragón Cuirassiers, raised in 1706, 1708 Cordoba, transferred to the Imperial service in 1714
Clariana Cavalry, raised in 1706
Mas Cavalry, raised in 1706
Moras Cavalry, raised by Don Rubia Moras in 1706, transferred to the Imperial service in 1714
Rosell Cavalry, raised in 1706
Tàrregas Cavalry, raised in 1706
Sobias Cavalry, raised in 1707, 1713 Philipp Cordova Dragoons

Free Companies

Don Antonio Prats, raised in 1711

Catalan Regiments

These units were raised by Catalonia

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Dragoons

Zinzendorff, raised in 1706

Artillery

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Engineers

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Light Troops

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References

Dorrell, Nicholas: Marlborough's other Army, Warwick 2019, pp. 66ff, 75, 79, 92ff, 107, 112, 128ff, 138ff, 165

Dragonas Magazine

Acknowledgement

Jörg Meier for the research on this army