Colonel Simon Needham’s Regiment of Foot

Active 1647
CountryIreland
AllegianceProtestant
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeFoot
ColonelSimon Needham
Area Raised
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesInchiquin 1647

Regiment of foot serving in Ireland under Inchiquin

Service History

1647

  • November: Battle of Knocknanuss

Notes

Coats, Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Simon Needham

Served as Lieutenant Colonel of Sir William Constable’s Northern Regiment of Foot at Marston Moor, then raised men for and briefly served in Ireland. He returned to England and commanding The Tower Guards was killed during the initial attack at Colchester’s Headgate on the 13th of June 1648.

Strength

  • 21/08/47: 580 men + officers

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