Colonel Ambrose Jennings’ Regiment of Foot

Active1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelAmbrose Jennings
Area Raised
Coat Colour
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Flag Design
Field ArmiesHopton 1646

Royalist regiment of foot likely serving with Hopton in the west in 1646

Service History

1646

  • February: Battle of Torrington?
  • March to August: Besieged at Pendennis?

Notes

Coats, Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Ambrose Jennings

A Birmingham-born London innkeeper prior to the war, he was in France in 1647 where he acted as second to Col. Thomas Sandys in a duel with a French officer Saint-Michel over gambling debts. The primary duellists were both wounded but the seconds shot each other to death.1)

Strength

See Also

1) The Old Service: Royalist Regimental Colonels and the Civil War, 1642-46 By P. R. Newman