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Earl of Northampton’s Regiment of Foot

Active1642 to 1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelEarl of Northampton
Area RaisedWarwickshire
Oxfordshire
Coat Colourunknown
Flag Colourunknown
Flag Designunknown
Field ArmiesOxford 1642
Garrison

Royalist regiment of foot raised in 1642 and serving with the Oxford Army, then in Banbury Garrison

Service History

1642

  • July: Standoff at Kineton Heath
  • August: Taking of Banbury
  • August: Siege of Warwick Castle
  • August: Battle of Southam
  • October: Siege of Banbury
  • November: Storm of Brentford
  • November: Standoff at Turnham Green
  • December: Garrison of Banbury

1643

  • Garrison of Banbury
  • May: Skirmish at Middleton Cheney
  • September: Attempt on Leicester

1644

  • June: Besieged at Compton Wynyates (det)
  • August: Skirmish at Canons Ashby
  • August to October: Besieged at Banbury Castle

1645

1646

  • January to May: Besieged at Banbury Castle
  • May: Surrender at Banbury Castle

Notable Officers

First Earl of Northampton

Second Earl of Northampton

Strength

See Also

The Earl of Northampton's regiment are re-enacted by The Earl of Northampton's Regiment of Foote of the Sealed Knot.