Régiment Royal Roussillon 1756
The regiment was raised at Perpignan in the French province of Roussillon on May 25 1657 by Cardinal Mazarin under the name of "Catalan-Mazarin". In 1661, the regiment was renamed "Royal Catalan". On January 27, 1667, the regiment was named Royal-Roussillon.
During the Seven Years' War, in 1756, the 1st Battalion was sent to Canada, while the 2nd Battalion remained in Europe.
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