Sir William Tresham’s Regiment of Foot

Active1623 to 1691
CountryEngland
AllegianceSpanish
Conflicts
TypeFoot
ColonelSir William Tresham
Sir Henry Gage
Henry Norris
Thomas Nelson
Area RaisedEngland
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Veteran English regiment in Spanish Service, known as the English Tercio 1)

Later Sir Henry Gage’s, Colonel Henry Norris’ and Colonel Thomas Nelson’s Regiment of Foot

Service History

1623

  • Raised by Sir Edward Parham of Poynting

1633

  • Sir William Tresham takes command

1639

1644

  • Gage returns to England to join the Royalists

1645

1649

  • Colonel Thomas Nelson in command until 1667

Notes

Raised by Sir Edward Parham in 1623, the regiment served Spain until disbanded in 1691.

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Sir William Tresham

Sir Henry Gage

Henry Norris

Thomas Nelson

Strength

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