The Prinsens Livregiment (Prince's Life Regiment) is an infantry regiment, one of two in the Royal Danish Army. The regiment is the army's sole line infantry regiment, and is named for Prince Henrik, the husband of Queen Margrethe II. The regiment was formed in 2000 through the amalgamation of the original Prince's Life Regiment with two other regiments:
Slesvigske Fodregiment - Schleswig Foot Regiment
Dronningens Livregiment - Queen's Life Regiment
Because one of the regiment's antecedents was the life regiment of Queen Ingrid, the Queen Mother, the regiment has both Prince Henrik's and the late Queen Mother's cypher's on its Regimental Colour. The regiment was founded during the reign of King Frederik III in 1657 under the command of Ernst Albrecht von Eberstein. Over the years it has undergone many changes of name, before being awarded its present one in 1961.
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