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His Majesty’s 33rd Regiment of Foot at The Holburne Museum
September 15 – 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
One event on 15th September 2019 at 10:00 am
Re-enactment group His Majesty’s 33rd Regiment of Foot return to camp out at the Holburne. Experience what life would have been like for a soldier living in Jane Austen’s time through talks, demonstrations, and displays of camp life. The Regiment will also lead the annual Austen promenade on Saturday morning.
His Majesty’s 33rd Regiment of Foot is modelled on a standard battalion company of a line regiment of infantry during the period 1812–1816. It was raised in 1702 as ‘The Earl of Huntingdon’s Regiment’ by order of Queen Anne to fight in the War of the Spanish Succession.