Colonel Theophilus Armyn’s Regiment of Foot

Active1644 to 1645
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelTheophilus Armyn
Area RaisedNorth
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesLambert 1645

Regiment of the Northern Association during the First Civil War

Service History

1644

1645

  • March: Battle of Pontefract, Armyn killed

Notes

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Colonel Theophilus Armyn

From The Cromwell Association Online Directory of Parliamentarian Army Officers 1)

Theophilus Armyn (1623-1645) Second son of Sir William Armyn (1593-1651) of Osgodby, Lincolnshire, baronet (for whom, under Armine, see Oxford DNB), and his first wife Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Michael Hicks (died c. 1625). By winter 1644-5 Armyn was a colonel of foot in the Northern Army. On 1 Mar. 1645 he was killed at Pontefract when royalists under Sir Marmaduke Langdale raised the siege.

References: Jones, ‘War in the North’, 368.

Strength

See Also

1) 'Surnames beginning 'A'', in The Cromwell Association Online Directory of Parliamentarian Army Officers , ed. Stephen K Roberts (2017), British History Online http://www.british-history.ac.uk/no-series/cromwell-army-officers/surnames-a [accessed 1 June 2022].