Colonel Degory Collins’ Regiment of Foot

Active1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelDegory Collins
Area Raised
Coat Colour
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Field ArmiesHopton 1646

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

Service History

1646

  • February: Battle of Torrington
  • March to April: Besieged at St Michael’s Mount

Notes

Colonel Collins, Lt.Col Phillips and Sgt. Maj. Harsall with 200 men were sent to reinforce Sir Arthur Bassett at St. Michaels Mount in mid 1646.

Coats, Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Degory Collins

Colonel Degory Collins died in 1672 and is buried in Westminster Abbey. He served from the Isle de Rhe expedition of 1627 and was a professional soldier.

Officer List

Original research by Victor Judge aka '1642'

  • Colonel Degory Collins
  • Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Collins
  • Captain John Burgesse

Strength

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