Sir John Northcott’s Regiment of Foot

Active1643
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir John Northcott
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Parliamentarian regiment of foot serving in Devon

Service History

1643

  • February: Skirmish at Chagford and Okehampton
  • February: Battle of Modbury
  • 23rd April: Battle of Beacon Hill - Detachment
  • May: Battle of Stratton
  • June to September: Besieged in Exeter

Notes

This was a voluntary regiment, but Northcott had also commanded a regiment of Devon Trained Bands.

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Notable Officers

Sir John Northcott

Sir John Northcott or Northcote, of Newton St Cyres, Devon, was captured at the fall of Exeter and exchanged in 1644.

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