Colonel Anthony Stapley’s Regiment of Foot

Active1642-6
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelAnthony Stapley
Algernon Sidney
Area Raised
Coat ColourRed lined Yellow
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesGarrison

Later Colonel Algernon Sidney's Regiment of Foot

Parliamentarian Regiment of Foot serving in the South and West

Service History

1642

  • November: Standoff at Turnham Green?
  • December: Siege of Chichester

1643

  • December to January 1644: Siege of Arundel

1644

  • April: Besieged at Lyme Regis (det)
  • June to November: Siege of Basing House (det)

1645

  • Stapley lays down his commission following the Self Denying Ordinance
  • May: Relief of Taunton (det)
  • May to July: Besieged in Taunton (det)
  • August to October: Siege of Basing House
  • October: Storm of Basing House
  • October to February 1646: Siege of Corfe Castle (det)
  • November to March: Siege of Donnington Castle

1646

  • February: Skirmish at Wareham

Notes

Coats, Flags and Equipment

Stapley's foot were issued red coats with yellow linings in November 1642 1).

Notable Officers

A list of officers is shown in Laurence Spring's Waller's Army, The Regiments of Sir William Waller's Southern Association The Pike and Shot Association 2007 ISBN 978-1-902768-34-2

Anthony Stapley

Anthony Stapley governor of Chichester.

Algernon Sidney

Strength

“Anthony Stapley Collonell of a foote regimt of 1000 men” 26/11/42 (N.A. WO55/1937)

See Also

1) ECW Flags and Colours 1: English Foot, Stuart Peachey & Les Prince 1990, Partizan Press ISBN:0946525846