Colonel Sir William Myddleton’s Regiment of Foot

Flag Illustration 1)
Active1644
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir William Myddleton
Area Raised
Coat Colour
Flag ColourGreen
Flag DesignWhite devices
Field ArmiesDenbigh 1644

Parliamentarian regiment of foot in Denbigh’s and Sir Thomas Myddleton's forces in the Midlands and Wales

Service History

1644

  • May: Siege of Rushall Hall
  • June: Siege of Dudley Castle
  • June: Battle of Tipton Green
  • 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?

Notes

Seems to have been absorbed into Sir Thomas Myddleton's regt soon after arrival in Wales.

Coats and Flags

Myddleton's colours are recorded on the same damaged bill as Sir Thomas Myddleton's (NA SP28/346/unfoliated) the reference is not quite as clear for Sir William but from the amounts of material paid for and as a contrast to Sir Thomas's is highly probable.

Notable Officers

Sir William Myddleton

Cousin of Sir Thomas Myddleton under whom he served

Officer Lists

  • Colonel Sir William Myddleton
  • Lieutenant Colonel Aldersey? (name appears a couple of times in financial contexts but not clear if he actually served in the regt.)
  • Major Pennington
  • Capt Hugh Myddleton?
  • Capt Christopher Porter (26/03/44 - 26/08/44)
  • Capt Kynerston?

Strength

See Also

1) Flag image by kind permission of Wargames Designs