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Sgt Major General Randall Mainwaring’s Regiment of Foot

Active1642 to
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelRandall Mainwaring
Area RaisedLondon
Coat ColourRed lined white
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesEssex 1643

Parliamentarian regiment of foot raised from volunteers in London

Service History

1642

  • November: Standoff at Turnham Green

1643

  • July: Suppression of rising at Tonbridge and Severnoaks
  • 8th September: Relief of Gloucester
  • 20th September: First Battle of Newbury
  • October: Re-occupy Newport Pagnell
  • November: Battle of Olney

1644

Notes

Coats, Flags and Equipment

Wore red coats lined white in March 1643 and noted with red coats in January 1644 1).

Notable Officers

Randall Mainwaring

Lt Col Sir Marmaduke Rawdon

Changed sides to the Royalists and raised a regiment of foot.

Strength

See Also

1) ECW Flags and Colours 1: English Foot, Stuart Peachey & Les Prince 1990, Partizan Press ISBN:0946525846