Temple's Foot

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Origin and History

This regiment was raised on 12 February 1702.

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

  • from 12 February 1702: Temple
  • from 24 April 1710 to 1713: William Newton

The regiment was disbanded in 1713.

Service during the War

By July 1705, the regiment formed part of the British Contingent operating in the Low Countries.

From 6 to 28 July 1709, the regiment took part in the siege and capture of the City of Tournai.

In July and August 1710, the regiment took part in the siege and capture of Béthune.

The regiment was disbanded in 1713.

Uniform

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References

Dalton, Charles (ed.): English Army List and Commission Registers Vol. VI. (1707-1714), London 1904, pp. 10-11, 281

N.B.: the section Service during the War is partly derived from our articles depicting the various campaigns, battles and sieges.

Acknowledgement

Jörg Meier and Richard Couture for the initial version of this article