Colonel Devereaux Wolseley’s Regiment of Foot

Active1644 to 1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelDevereaux Wolseley
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Field ArmiesGarrison

Royalist foot forming part of Lord Loughborough’s forces

Service History

1644

  • March: Battle of Newark?

1645

  • September to February 1646: Besieged at Ashby de la Zouch?

Notes

Part of Lord Loughborough’s forces, may have served in garrison at Ashby.

Coats, Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Devereaux Wolseley

Wolseley was captain of a Leicester Trained Band and led them to Nottingham to support the King in 1642. He next served as Lt Col to Colonel Thomas Comberford's Regiment of Horse in garrison at Stafford, then by May 1643 was governor of Bagworth Park where he raised Colonel Devereaux Wolseley’s Regiment of Foot and Colonel Devereaux Wolseley’s Regiment of Horse as part of Loughborough's midlands Royalist forces.

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