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Colonel Thomas Rainsborough’s Regiment of Foot

Active 1644-1645
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelThomas Rainsborough
James Grey
Area RaisedLincoln
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

Later Colonel James Grey’s Regiment of Foot

Parliamentarian regiment of Foot of Manchester’s Eastern Association

Service History

1644

  • June: Raised at Lincoln
  • October to December: Siege of Crowland

1645

  • March: At Grantham
  • May: Grey appointed Colonel

Notes

Coats and Flags

A mention of Rainsborough's in red coats likely refers to his embryonic New Model Army regiment, not this regiment which was soon handed over to Col. Grey.

Notable Officers

Thomas Rainsborough

James Grey

Strength

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