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Colonel Richard Thornton’s Regiment of Foot

Active1644-1645
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelRichard Thornton
Area Raised
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesFairfax 1644

Parliamentarian regiment of foot of the Northern Association

Service History

1644

  • April: Battle of Selby
  • April to July: Siege of York
  • July: Battle of Marston Moor
  • July: Siege of York
  • November to December: Siege of Skipton Castle

1645

  • October: Battle of Sherburn in Elmet

1646

1647

Notes

In December 1647 Patrick McCourt serving in the regiment was accused of being an Irish rebel.

Coats and Flags

Notable Officers

Richard Thornton

Officer Lists

Major Joshua Greathead

(Capt 10/05/44-01/01/45 Major 01/01/45-23/01/46)

Strength

See Also