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Lord Wharton’s Regiment of Foot

ConflictsFirst Civil War
ColonelLord Wharton
Area Raised
Coat ColourGrey?
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesEssex 1642

Parliamentarian Regiment of Foot originally raised for service in Ireland that instead joined Essex’s army and fought at Edgehill

Service History


  • 23rd October: Battle of Edgehill
  • 13th November: Standoff at Turnham Green


Coats, Flags and Equipment

Lord Wharton's regiment were issued coats in August 1642, of an unknown colour 1).

Notable Officers

Lord Wharton

Wharton was to be Colonel General of the force to be sent to Ireland in 1642.

Officer Lists

Planned for service in Ireland, June 1642

  • Colonel The Lord Wharton (Colonel-General) 2)
  • Lt-Col Jeremy Horton (Major-General of Foot)
  • Major Owen Price
  • 1st Captain Vincent Calmady
  • 2nd Captain Robert Long
  • 3rd Captain Henry Carew
  • 4th Captain Henry Skipwith
  • 5th Captain Elias Struice “of Fire-Locks”
  • Captain-Lt Edward Massey
  • Lieutenant Thomas Browne
  • Lieutenant Edward Browne
  • Lieutenant Edward Tyrer
  • Lieutenant Thomas Allanby
  • Lieutenant Charles Holcroft
  • Lieutenant John Ivey
  • Lieutenant Edward Grey
  • Ensign Oliver Cromwell
  • Ensign Edward Greene
  • Ensign Robert Hughes
  • Ensign Richard Bland
  • Ensign Roger Moore
  • Ensign William Heyden
  • Ensign Oliver St John
  • Ensign Thomas Barber


See Also

1) ECW Flags and Colours 1: English Foot, Stuart Peachey & Les Prince 1990, Partizan Press ISBN:0946525846
2) A List of the Field Officers…, London 1642. British Library Thomason Tracts E 669 f6 (32)