Colonel Cook’s Regiment of Foot

Active1648
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsSecond Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelCook
Area RaisedKent
London
Coat Colour
Flag ColourRed
Flag DesignSee below
Field ArmiesNorwich 1648?

Royalist unit made up of butchers, raised in the Second Civil War

Service History

1648

  • Raised in London and Kent
  • June: At Gravesend?

Notes

A Regiment led by one Cook, consisting of around 600 Butchers from London and its environs.

Coats, Flags and Equipment

Red Colours, Motto For King Charles and Kent, The station of a Butcher Steel in the upper corner. Mentioned in a letter from Gravesend, June 1648.

Notable Officers

Cook

Strength

  • Around 600

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