Colonel Rowland Laugharne’s Regiment of Foot

Active1644 to 1648
CountryWales
AllegianceParliamentarian
Royalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
Second Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelRowland Laugharne
Area RaisedPembrokeshire
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
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

1644

  • 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?

1645

  • 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?

1646

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

1647

  • June: Suppress rising at Llandaff?

1648

  • 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

Notes

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)

Strength

See Also

1) N.A. SP28/41/13