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Sir Thomas Myddleton’s Regiment of Foot

Active1643 to
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir Thomas Myddleton
Area RaisedNorth-West
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesBrereton 1643-5
Denbigh 1644

Parliamentarian regiment of foot serving in Cheshire, North Wales and the Midlands

Service History

1643

  • November: Battle of Holt Bridge (5 coy)
  • November: Siege of Hawarden castle (2 coy)
  • November to December: Besieged at Hawarden castle (2 coy)

1644

  • May: Siege of Rushall Hall
  • June: Siege of Dudley Castle
  • June: Storm of Oswestry
  • July: Skirmish at Oswestry
  • August: Skirmish at Welshpool
  • September: Skirmish at Newtown
  • September: Taking of Montgomery Castle
  • September: Skirmish at Montgomery
  • September: Battle of Montgomery
  • October: Storm of Powis Castle
  • October: Taking of Ruthin Town

1645

  • March to September: Siege of Chester

Notes

Flags and Coats

Notable Officers

Sir Thomas Myddleton

Officer Lists

1643 Col Sir Thomas Middleton (12/06/43- 13/06/45) Major Henry Kett (Capt 23/06/43-15/09/43 Major 15/09/43-01/12/44) captured at Harwarden Major Thomas Swift (Capt 20/06/43-05/12/44 Major 05/12/44-30/04/47) Major John Warren (Capt at siege of Harwarden Major after April 1644) garrison of Harwarden Castle Capt Alexander Elliot (20/07/43-24/06/44 >Capt of Dragoons) garrison of Harwarden Castle Capt William Sperring (20/06/43-08/07/44)

1644 English Phase Col Sir Thomas Middleton (12/06/43- 13/06/45) Major Henry Kett (Capt 23/06/43-15/09/43 Major 15/09/43-01/12/44) Major Thomas Swift (Capt 20/06/43-05/12/44 Major 05/12/44-30/04/47) Major John Warren (Capt at siege of Harwarden Major after April 1644) Capt Alexander Elliot (20/07/43-24/06/44 >Capt of Dragoons) Capt William Sperring (20/06/43-08/07/44) Capt Thomas Judd (by 28/03/44) Capt John Lloyd (11/03/44-09/07/44) Capt Hugh Massie (by 15/04/44-to at least 02/04/45) Capt Thomas Pepes (by 26/04/44) Capt William Sperring (20/06/43-08/07/44)

!644-1645 Welsh Phase Col Sir Thomas Middleton (12/06/43- 13/06/45) Lt Col Thomas Mason (took over regt following Self Denying Ordnance but unclear when or if he was promoted Colonel) Lt Col George Twiselden (ex Colonel Beale's regt) Major Thomas Swift (Capt 20/06/43-05/12/44 Major 05/12/44-30/04/47) Capt Hugh Massie (by 15/04/44-to at least 12/07/45) Capt William Walley Capt William Hincks Capt Kemiston Capt Arundell (possibly John Arundell Master Gunner) in regt October 1644 Capt Rich Basnet in regt October 1644 Capt Robert Brumfield in regt October 1644 Capt William Wynn in regt July 1645 (took over Walley's company??) Capt Grant in regt July 1645 Capt William Kiffin in regt July 1645 Capt Price in regt July 1645 garrison Montgomery castle Capt Forster in regt July 1645 garrison Montgomery castle Capt Even Lloyd in regt July 1645 garrison Montgomery castle Capt Williams in regt July 1645 garrison Red castle

Strength

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