Colonel Francis Pierrepont's Regiment of Foot

Active1643 to 1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelFrancis Pierrepont
John Hutchinson
Area RaisedNottingham
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Field ArmiesGarrison

Later Colonel John Hutchinson's Regiment of Foot

Parliamentarian regiment of foot in garrison at Nottingham

Service History

1642

  • December: Raised

1643

1644

  • January: Defence of Nottingham
  • March: Battle of Cotes Bridge?
  • December: Skirmish at Southwell

1645

  • November: Storm of Shelford House
  • November to May 1646: Siege of Newark

1646

  • May: Taking of Newark

Notes

Coats and Flags

Notable Officers

Colonel Francis Pierrepont

Colonel John Hutchinson

John Hutchinson governor of Nottingham and husband of Lucy Hutchinson, whose diary survives.

Officer Lists

December 1642

  • Colonel Francis Pierrepont
    • Captain Lieutenant Poulton
  • Lieutenant Colonel John Hutchinson
  • Major George Hutchinson
  • Captain Gervase Lomax
  • Captain Scrimpshire

January 1645

  • Colonel John Hutchinson
  • Lieutenant Colonel George Hutchinson (By April 1643)
  • Major Joseph Widmerpole or Gervase Lomax (both are majors in Nottingham at this point and both are involved in the paying of the regiment. the muster just says “the major's company”)
  • Captain Thomas Poulton
  • Captain John Mason (an attorney, a great cavalier, but a reserved, silent man, .who, for an austere knit of his brow, and a grave, severe countenance, had the reputation of a wise man, but was known to be disaffected to the parliament, though cunning enough not to do anything that might expose him to sequestration Lucy Hutchinson)
  • Captain Martyn
  • Captain Samuel Cotes (a minister, an honest, godly man Lucy Hutchinson)
  • Captain Thomas Wright

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