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Colonel Robert Russell’s Regiment of Foot

Active1643 - 1649
CountryGurnsey
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelRobert Russell
Area RaisedSouth East England?
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Flag Design
Field Armies

Parliamentarian regiment of foot raised for service in Gurnsey

Service History

1643

  • June - July: Regiment raised

1643 - 1649

  • Garrison of Gurnsey and on going blockade of Castle Cornet

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

Col. Robert Russell

Russell was Lieutenant Governor of Gurnsey under the Earl of Warwick from 1643 to 1649. Afterwards he may have served in Ireland. (A Col Robt Russell was one of the Parliamentry commissioners for the surrender of Galway in 1652)

Officer List

The following officers were paid prior to the regiment's departure for Gurnsey

  • Colonel Robert Russell
  • Captain Henry Fabian
  • Capt Thomas Howell
  • Capt Nicholas Lyndie

Strength

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