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-====== Colonel Beale’s Regiment of Foot ======+====== Colonel ​William ​Beale’s Regiment of Foot ======
 <WRAP right> <WRAP right>
-|**Active**| 1644| +|**Active**|1644 ​to 1646
 |**Allegiance**|Parliamentarian| |**Allegiance**|Parliamentarian|
 |**Conflicts**|First Civil War| |**Conflicts**|First Civil War|
 |**Type**|Foot|  |**Type**|Foot|
-|**Colonel**|Beale| +|**Colonel**|William ​Beale
-|**Area Raised**|Pembrokeshire+| |John Carter
-|**Coat Colour**| | +|**Area Raised**|London
 +|**Coat Colour**|none issued?|
 |**Flag Colour**| |  |**Flag Colour**| |
 |**Flag Design**| |  |**Flag Design**| |
 |**Field Armies**|Laugharne 1644| |**Field Armies**|Laugharne 1644|
 +| |Middleton 1644-5|
 +| |Mytton 1645-6|
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
-// Parliamentarian foot serving ​in Pembrokeshire//+**Later Colonel John Carter'​s Regiment of Foot** 
 +//​Parliamentarian foot raised ​in London and sent by sea to Wales where they fought for Laugharne, Myddleton and Mytton//
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
 ====1644==== ====1644====
 +  *June: Raised
   *October to November: Siege of Laugharne Castle   *October to November: Siege of Laugharne Castle
-  *December: Storm of Abbey Cwm Hir? +  *December: Storm of Abbey Cwm Hir 
-  ​+====1645==== 
 +  *Leaguer of Chester 
 +  *Conquest of North Wales 
 +  ​*June: Carter accepts surrender of Caernarvon Castle
 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
-=====Coats ​and Flags=====+Parliamentarian foot raised by Sir Thomas Myddleton and intended to be sent by sea to join his campaign in Wales. Part at least of the Regiment were forced to put into Milford Haven and fought for a period under Laugharne. Beale and Carter had joined Myddleton by December 1644 when they stormed Abbey Cwm Hir, By April 1645 Beale had been made a Parliamentary Commissioner to Ulster. The Regiment possibly by now combined with the rest of [[parliamentarian:​foot-regiments:​sir-thomas-myddleton|Sir Thomas Myddleton’s Regiment of Foot]] were taken over by it's former Lt Col. John Carter. It is not known when or if the remainder of the regiment joined Myddleton. Only Beale (through his Lt Sylan Collanto) Carter and Twisleton have been firmly identified as in action in Wales and Cheshire. 
 +=====CoatsFlags and Equipment===== 
 +According to Myddleton'​s accounts the only clothing issued to the regiment were shirts and shoes with scarfs for the officers and ribbons for the men. (NA SP28/​144/​part 10/f186). All members of the regiment were armed with snaphance muskets and half-pikes. (NA SP28/​144/​part 10/f186)
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
-====Colonel Beale====+====Colonel ​William ​Beale==== 
 +Was in Ulster in 1646. 
 +====Colonel John Carter==== 
 +[[https://​en.m.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​John_Carter_(Roundhead)|John Carter]] 
 +====Regimental Officers==== 
 +The Regiment'​s original officers were: 
 +  *Col William Beale 
 +  *Lt Col John Carter 
 +  *Major Richard Hall 
 +  *Capt George Twisleton (later Lt-Col) 
 +  *Capt George Tyrringham 
 +  *Capt Phillip Holditch 
 +  *Capt Belton 
 +  *QM Richard Jennings  
 +(NA SP28/​144/​part 10/f195) 
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *When raised the regiment consisted of 500 men and 56 officers in 7 companies. ​
 +  *The detachment that linked up with Middleton through Pembrokeshire was 140 strong.
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====