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parliamentarian:foot-regiments:col.-john-luttrell [31/01/2014 11:29]
parliamentarian:foot-regiments:col.-john-luttrell [07/05/2015 22:32] (current)
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-======Colonel John Luttrell's Regiment of Foot======+======Colonel John Luttrells Regiment of Foot======
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-//​Parliamentarian foot in garrison at Barnstable//+//​Parliamentarian foot intended for service ​in North Devon //
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
 ====1644==== ====1644====
-  *July: Attack on Appledore Fort +  ​*June: Luttrell made Colonel 
-  *September: Failed defence of Barnstable ​+  *June: Retaking of Barnstaple.  
 +  ​*July to August: Attack on Appledore Fort 
 +  *September: Failed defence of Barnstaple ​  
 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
 +Luttrell was commissioned to raise regiments of Horse and Foot as part of a plan to retake control of Barnstaple and North Devon. It is not clear if any men were actually raised and he may instead have taken over [[trained-band:​devon:​north-devon-trained-band|Sir Samuel Rolles Trained Band Regiment]] in which he had previously served. The Volunteer regiment was officially reduced 01/12/44. 
 +Capt Chappell was landed at Ilfracombe 01/07/44 from the ship //​Marmaduke//​.
 =====Flags and Equipment===== =====Flags and Equipment=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====John Luttrell==== ====John Luttrell====
 +Colonel of Foot (02/06/44 - 01/12/44) Colonel of Horse (02/06/44 - 01/12/44) Following which he was briefly Colonel of the [[parliamentarian:​horse-regiments:​capt.-william-gould|Plymouth Horse]]
 ====Officer List==== ====Officer List====
-Lt-Col Richard Stephens (01/07/44 - 01/12/44) (N.A. SP28/​39/​200)+  *Lieutenant-Colonel ​Richard Stephens (01/07/44 - 01/12/44) (N.A. SP28/39/200
 +  *Major Richard Harris (01/07/44 - 02/11/44) 
 +Both of these officers could instead have served in the Trained Band regt. 
 +  *Captain Samuell Chappell (01/07/44 - 06/09/44 Based at Ilfracombe
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
- 374 men were paid by the town ( R. Cotton: //​Barnstaple and the northern part of Devonshire during the great civil war, 1642-1646// (1889) )+  ​
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====