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Sir William Constable’s Southern Regiment of Foot

Active1642-44
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir William Constable
Area Raised
Coat ColourBlue
Red or Grey?
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesEssex 1642-4

Parliamentarian Regiment of Foot serving as part of Essex’s army

Service History

1642

  • October: Battle of Edgehill
  • November: Standoff at Turnham Green?

1643

  • April: Siege of Reading
  • September: First Battle of Newbury

Notes

Coats, Flags and Equipment

Issued blue coats in September 1642, they were next issued coats in August 1643, which were probably red or grey 1).

Notable Officers

Sir William Constable

Strength

See Also

1) ECW Flags and Colours 1: English Foot, Stuart Peachey & Les Prince 1990, Partizan Press ISBN:0946525846