Colonel Brutus Buck’s Regiment of Foot

Active1643
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelBrutus Buck
Area RaisedDevon and Somerset
Coat ColourBlue?
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesHopton 1643

Royalist Regiment of Foot forming part of the Marquis of Hertford’s reinforcement for Hopton in 1643

Service History

1643

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Flags

Notable Officers

A list of the regiment's officers is shown in Officers and Regiments of the Royalist Army by Stuart Reid (Partizan Press).

Colonel Brutus Buck

Sergeant-Major Brutus Buck fought at Cadiz and Rhe (others?) under Sir Harry Spry.

15th February 1641, Captain of Sandown Fort on the Isle of Wight. Perhaps earlier?

Named for service in Ireland as a Lieutenant-Colonel under the President of Munster. Accepted appointment to the King’s Commission of Array in Hampshire as Colonel.

Fought at Stratton.

Killed at the storm of Bristol 26th July 1643.

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