Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
July 2005

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia


Béarn Regiment


Bearn Regiment : Established 1595, and served with distinction in a number of European campaigns. Landed at Quebec, June 1755, with the regiment of Guienne and a portion of the Lanquedoc battalion, and added to its laurels at Fort Frontenac, Niagara, Oswego, Carillon, Fort William Henry, and Ticonderoga. In 1759, on the Plains of Abraham, it occupied the place of honour, having been placed by Montcalm in the centre of his line.

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Source : Lawrence J. BURPEE and Arthur G. DOUGHTY, The Makers of Canada. Index and Dictionary of Canadian History, Toronto, Morang & Co., Limited, 1912, 446p., p. 26.

© 2005 Claude Bélanger, Marianopolis College