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Mapping collected by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

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Order of battle, 1746, Low Countries

Ordre de Bataille / de l’Armeé Alliee aux Pais=bas Sous les Ordres de / Son Altesse Roÿale Mgsr. le Duc Charles de Lorraine. 1746 1746 or later

Pencil, pen, ink and watercolour on paper | 25.8 x 41.5 cm (image and neatline) | RCIN 730005

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An order of battle of the Allied army under the command of Prince Charles of Lorraine in 1746. War of the Austrian Succession (1740-48).

Under Field Marshals Prince of Waldeck and Count Bathÿani, the General Officers of the First Line are Generals Birckenfeldt, Sommerfeldt, Daún, Carl, Palfÿ; Lieutenant-Generals Couenders, Schwartzenberg, Smitsaert, Drüchtleben, Friedrich, Mercÿ, Hollÿ; Major-Generals Schack, Matha, Constant, Veldmann, Maÿdell, Zastrow, Wolff de Goudenberg, Howard, Bechtlem, Lillers, Elverfeld, Bubla, Hammerstein, Dallwieg, Rohtes, Winckelman, Radicatÿ; Brigadiers Höefft, Schagen, Rohde, Grotenraÿ, Block, Wreeden, Blighs.

The General Officers of the Second Line are General Geisrügg; Lieutenant-Generals Aÿlva, La Lippe, Mansbach, Grüne; Major-Generals Hompesch, Canneboúrg, Villattes, Glinstra, Klincaúströem, Wied, Uivarÿ, Sincere, Dúrlach, Montignie, Isenboúrg, Crafford, Walbrún, Boúrnoville; Brigadiers Schlippenbach, Vriebergen, Bourmannia, Borch, Spöerck, Dúglas, Adelepsen.

The Reserve Corps are commanded by General the prince of Wolfenbüttel; Lieutenant-Generals Trips, Kollowrath, Baroniaÿ; Major-Generals Morotz, Spada, Pourghaús, Haller, Arberg, Gemmingen, Bentheim, Prince Esterhasÿ.

Regiments are named and appear to be coloured according to nationality: British (red), Hanoverian (yellow), Austrian (green), Hessian (blue), Dutch (orange). However, some Hanoverian regiments are in red.

  • Anonymous (cartographer)

  • Watermark: Countermark: IV

    Mark, stamped: 488

    Condition: four fold lines; slight surface dirt along left edge of recto. Verso: induced discolouration

  • 25.8 x 41.5 cm (image and neatline)

    26.5 x 41.6 cm (sheet)

  • Manuscript title:

    Ordre de Bataille / de l’Armeé Alliee aux Pais=bas Sous les Ordres de / Son Altesse Roÿale Mgsr. le Duc Charles de Lorraine. 1746.

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Order of Battle 1746.

    Other annotations (Recto) [top right, ink:] 1746. (Verso) [top left, red pencil:] 10/7 [the ‘7’ is crossed out in black pencil]; [top left, black pencil:] XI/19.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Order of Battle Ordre de Bataille de l’Armée Alliée aux Pais Bas sous les ordres du Duc Charles de Lorraine, 1746. MS.

  • Probably from the collection of military and naval maps and prints formed by Prince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland (1721-65), third son of George II; subsequently acquired by George III (1738-1820)

     

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