Colonel Anthony Rouse’s Regiment of Foot

Active1643 - 1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelAnthony Rouse
Area RaisedDevon?
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesGarrison
Essex 1644

Parliamentarian regiment of foot in garrison at Plymouth

Service History

1643

1644

  • July: Battle of Horsebridge
  • August: Battle of Lostwithiel
  • October: Regiment back in Plymouth

1645

  • December 27th: Action at St Budeaux

1646

  • February to April: Garrison of Dartmouth
  • April to August: Siege of Pendennis Castle
  • November: Disbanded (8 companies)

Notes

A Plymouth garrison regiment accompanying Essex’s army in their 1644 invasion of Cornwall.

Coats, Flags & Equipment

When Lt-Col. Fitch's company disbanded they handed in 38 muskets, 2 halberds and 2 pikes.

Notable Officers

Col Anthony Rouse

Anthony Rouse or Rose, Rous etc

Officer Lists

  • Lieutenant-Colonel George Keckwich ( - 17/02/46)
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Fitch (17/02/46 - 20/11/46)
  • Major James Pears (Captain 19/01/44 Major 10/01/46 - 24/11/46)
  • Major Nicholas Haynes (Capt 10/11/43 Major 15/11/44 - 27/12/451) Slaine by the Enemy at St Budiox)

From a muster roll of August 1646 (N.A. SP28/42/352)

  • Lieutenant Colonel ffitz (Fitch)
  • Major Pearse
  • Captain Bawden
  • Captain Martyn
  • Captain Clubbery
  • Captain Forde
  • Captain Upton
  • Captain Jacob

Strength

August 1646: 570 private soldiers

See Also

1) N.A. SP28/267/Pt1/48