Jaques-Louis comte de Noyelles en Falais
- 12 April 1708
Noyelles was of French origin. He came into Dutch service in 1674.
Noyelles during the Spanish Succession War
On 23 September a detachment under Noyelles was sent to close in on Stevensweert. Noyelle was to command the siege of Stevensweert. On 30 September the guns, which had arrived from Maastricht, opened fire. When he wanted to assault the town the enemy beat a parley in the evening of 1 October. This way Noyelles had quickly reduced a strategically important fortress.
- 1674: Enters Dutch service
- 1680: Colonel of a Zeeland infantry regiment
- 1694: Lt-general of infantry
- 1696: Governor of Bergen op Zoom
- 1703: Commander of Liège in the winter of 1703-17041
- 1704: 11 April appointed as General of infantry, but junior to Slangenburgh
- 1702: September; Marlborough sends him to besiege Stevensweert with 9 Battalions. and 12 Squadrons.
- 1705: Early this year on the Moselle
- 1705: His troops in Marlbrough's part of the army are the first to cross the Lines of Brabant.
- 1706: Advisor of Charles III in Spain up to his death in 1708. Marlborough would have liked him as commander of Charles III's forces.
|1) Letter by Albemarle to Heinsius 28 Septembre 1705 H.A. 1705 Nr. 1000|