Colonel John Digby’s Regiment of Foot

Active1642-1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelJohn Digby
Area RaisedWest Country
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesHopton 1643-6

Royalist regiment of foot serving throughout the First Civil War in the West County

Service History

1643

  • August: Skirmish at Torrington
  • August: Taking of Appledore
  • September: Siege of Barnstaple?
  • September: Taking of Bideford and Appledore?
  • October to December: Siege of Plymouth?

1644

  • August: Battle of Lostwithiel?
  • September to January: Siege of Plymouth
  • November: Second Battle of Newbury?

1645

  • April to May: Siege of Taunton?
  • July: Battle of Langport

1646

  • February: Battle of Torrington
  • March: Surrender at Truro?
  • March to August: Besieged at Pendennis Castle
  • August: Surrender of Pendennis Castle

Flags

Notable Officers

A list of the regiment's officers is shown in Officers and Regiments of the Royalist Army by Stuart Reid (Partizan Press).

Colonel John Digby

Strength

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