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Sir John Wittrough’s Regiment of Foot

Active1643 to 1645
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir John Wittrough
Area RaisedHertfordshire
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesEssex 1643
Garrison

Parliamentarian Regiment of Foot probably serving at the siege of Reading, then in garrison at Aylesbury

Service History

1643

  • Raised in Hertfordshire
  • April: Siege of Reading?
  • May: IN garrison at Aylesbury

1644

  • January: Defence of Aylesbury?

1645

Notes

Sometimes referred to as Lt Col Thomas Sadler's regiment as he led it while at Aylesbury.

Coats and Flags

Notable Officers

A list of the regiment’s officers is shown in Laurence Spring’s Regiments of the Eastern Association1)

Sir John Wittrough

Lt Col Thomas Sadler

Led the regiment in Aylesbury

Strength

  • August 1643: reduced to 6 companies

See Also

1) The Regiments of the Eastern Association Vol. 2, Laurence Spring, Stuart Press 1998 ISBN 1 85804 119 8