Colonel Francis Lovelace’s Regiment of Foot

Active1643 to 1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelFrancis Lovelace
Area RaisedSouth Wales?
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Field ArmiesGerard 1644

Royalist Regiment of Foot serving as part of Charles Gerard’s forces in South-West Wales and garrison of Carmarthen

Service History

1643

  • May: Besieged in Worcester??

1644

  • June: Storm of Carmarthen?
  • June: Garrison of Carmarthen

1645

  • October: Siege of Carmarthen

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

Colonel Francis Lovelace

Francis Lovelace (1621-1675)

Officer List

Original Research by Victor Judge aka '1642'

  • Colonel Francis Lovelace
  • Sargeant Major Henry Furnival
  • Captain Thomas Lee
  • Captain Buckly
  • Captain William Lovelace
  • Captain Lieutenant Thomas Andrews
  • Lieutenant Thomas Williams
  • Lieutenant Owen Phillips
  • Ensign George Askew
  • Quartermaster Richard Baxter (I.O. L + W)

Athenae Oxonienses Richard Lovelace spent his estate “by furnishing his two brothers Colonel Francis Lovelace and Captain William Lovelace (afterwards slain at Carmarthen) with men and money for the Kings cause,and his other brother called Dudley Posthumus Lovelace with moneys for his maintenance in Holland to study Tacticks and fortification in that school of war.”

Garrison in Carmarthen.

Unfortunately no Parish records or Bishops transcripts for Carmarthen survive covering the Civil War period.

Strength

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