Colonel Rowland Laugharne’s Regiment of Foot

Active1644 to 1648
ConflictsFirst Civil War
Second Civil War
ColonelRowland Laugharne
Area RaisedPembrokeshire
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Field ArmiesLaugharne 1644-8

Parliamentarian regiment of foot based at Pembroke during the First Civil War that refused to disband and joined the Royalists in the Second Civil War

Service History


  • February: Storm of Stackpole Court?
  • March: Siege of Tenby?
  • March: Taking of Haverfordwest?
  • April: Taking of Carmarthen?
  • April: Taking of Kidwelly Castle?
  • July: Besieged in Pembroke?
  • August: Taking of Swansea?
  • October to November: Siege of Laugharne Castle?
  • December: Siege of Cardigan?


  • March to April: Siege of Newcastle Emlyn?
  • April: Battle of Newcastle Emlyn?
  • August: Battle of Colby Moor?
  • August: Storm of Haverfordwest?
  • October: Siege of Carmarthen?
  • November: Siege of Brecon Castle?


  • February: Battle of Cardiff Heath?
  • June to August: Siege of Raglan Castle?


  • June: Suppress rising at Llandaff?


  • March: Refuse to disband at Pembroke, join Royalist uprising
  • May: Taking of Swansea?
  • May: Taking of Neath?
  • May: Battle of St Fagan’s
  • May to July: Besieged at Pembroke Castle


Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

A list of the regiment's Royalist officers is shown in Officers and Regiments of the Royalist Army by Stuart Reid (Partizan Press).

Colonel Rowland Laugharne

Officer List

  • Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Laugharne
  • Captain John Jefford (25/07/44 - 11/01/45)1)


See Also

1) N.A. SP28/41/13