Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

parliamentarian:foot-regiments:edward-montagu [24/03/2014 20:50]
tim
parliamentarian:foot-regiments:edward-montagu [13/07/2014 22:13] (current)
tim
Line 8: Line 8:
 |**Type**|Foot|  |**Type**|Foot|
 |**Colonel**|Edward Montagu|  |**Colonel**|Edward Montagu|
-|**Area Raised**|East Anglia|+|**Area Raised**|Cambridgeshire| 
 +| |Ely|
 |**Coat Colour**|Red lined white| |**Coat Colour**|Red lined white|
 |**Flag Colour**|Blue?​|  |**Flag Colour**|Blue?​|
Line 15: Line 16:
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
-//​Parliamentarian regiment of foot of the Eastern Association//​+//​Parliamentarian regiment of foot of the Eastern Association ​fighting at Marston Moor and later joining the New Model Army//
  
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
  
 ====1643==== ====1643====
 +  *August: Montagu commissioned to raise 1000 foot in Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely
   *October to November: Siege of Bolingbroke Castle?   *October to November: Siege of Bolingbroke Castle?
 +  *Quartered at Newport Pagnell
  
 ====1644==== ====1644====
Line 35: Line 38:
   *August: Siege of South Wingfield   *August: Siege of South Wingfield
   *October: Second Battle of Newbury   *October: Second Battle of Newbury
 +  *November: Standoff at Donnington
 +  *Quartered at Newport Pagnell
  
 ====1645==== ====1645====
 +  *January: Quartered at Henley upon Thames
 +  *February: Mutiny over arrears of pay, which soon arrives ​
   *March: Storm of Hillesden House   *March: Storm of Hillesden House
   *April: Become [[new-model-army:​foot-regiments:​edward-montagu|Colonel Edward Montagu’s Regiment of Foot]] of the New Model Army   *April: Become [[new-model-army:​foot-regiments:​edward-montagu|Colonel Edward Montagu’s Regiment of Foot]] of the New Model Army
- 
  
 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
 +Described as //professed Independents entire// the regiment were soundly in Cromwell'​s camp, apparently disregarding orders from their superior officer, the Presbyterian Major General Laurence Crawford. ​
 =====Coats and Flags===== =====Coats and Flags=====
-Red coats lined white ((//ECW Flags and Colours 1: English Foot//, Stuart Peachey & Les Prince 1990, Partizan Press ISBN:​0946525846)). When Montagu'​s joined the New Model Army they were issued with 10 new flags in blue. Whether they previously carried blue flags is unknown, but a possibility. ​+Red coats lined white ((//ECW Flags and Colours 1: English Foot//, Stuart Peachey & Les Prince 1990, Partizan Press ISBN:​0946525846))((The Regiments of the Eastern Association Vol. 2, Laurence Spring, Stuart Press 1998 ISBN 1 85804 119 8)). When Montagu'​s joined the New Model Army they were issued with 10 new flags in blue. Whether they previously carried blue flags is unknown, but a possibility. ​
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 +A list of the regiment’s officers is shown in Laurence Spring’s //Regiments of the Eastern Association//​((The Regiments of the Eastern Association Vol. 2, Laurence Spring, Stuart Press 1998 ISBN 1 85804 119 8))
 ====Colonel Edward Montagu==== ====Colonel Edward Montagu====
 [[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​edward-montagu-earl-of-sandwich|Edward Montagu]], later Earl of Sandwich, not to be confused with  [[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​edward-montagu-earl-of-manchester|Edward Montagu, the Earl of Manchester]] [[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​edward-montagu-earl-of-sandwich|Edward Montagu]], later Earl of Sandwich, not to be confused with  [[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​edward-montagu-earl-of-manchester|Edward Montagu, the Earl of Manchester]]