Colonel Edmond Wyndham’s Regiment of Foot

Active1644-1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelEdmond Wyndham
Area RaisedDevon
Flag Colourblack?
Flag Design
Field ArmiesGarrison

Royalist regiment of foot raised in Devon, forming part of the garrison of Bridgewater

Service History

1644

  • August: Skirmish at Bridgewater (North Petherton)?
  • September to December: Siege of Taunton
  • December: Fail to prevent relief of Taunton

1645

  • July: Besieged at Bridgewater
  • October to February 1646: Besieged at Corfe Castle?

1646

  • February: Surrender at Corfe Castle?

Notes

Flags

Possibly Wyndham's regiment carried black flags, as a Parliamentarian Lt Knight was rewarded £10 for capturing the black colours at the Storm of Bridgewater. However this is not certain as elements of other Royalist foot regiments also appear to have been in garrison at Bridgewater.

Notable Officers

Colonel Edmond Wyndham

Strength

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