Sir John Meldrum’s Regiment of Foot

Active1643 to 1645
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir John Meldrum
Area RaisedNorth Oxfordshire
Coat ColourBlue
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Parliamentarian regiment of foot serving under Meldrum in the North

Service History

1643

  • February: Siege of Newark?
  • 20th September: First Battle of Newbury
  • September to October: Besieged at Hull

1644

  • February to March: Siege of Newark?
  • March: Battle of Newark
  • April: Battle of Selby
  • August: Battle of Ormskirk

Notes

Appear to be a separate regiment from the unit that Meldrum led in Essex’s army that was raised by Lord Saye and Sele.

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Notable Officers

Sir John Meldrum

Strength

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Discussion

tim, 24/03/2014 21:17
Hello all, wondered if anyone could clarify the situation for Meldrum's regiment(s) of foot, both this one and the one raised by Lord Say & Sele. Were there really separate units and if so what was each up to in 1643?
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