Colonel Brutus Buck’s Regiment of Foot

ConflictsFirst Civil War
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




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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keepyourpowderdry, 15/05/2020 14:19
Anyone have a source for the 'blue' coats?
tim, 14/06/2020 00:14
Hi KYPD, this is really very tenuous, so I've added second question mark. Bucks's likely were taken over by Hopton as the basis of his regiment of foot which we know wore blue coats. Possibly they already were clothed in blue, but as I say very tenuous!
keepyourpowderdry, 14/06/2020 15:48
Thanks Tim
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