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Colonel John Frescheville’s Regiment of Foot

Flag Illustration1)
Active1643-1645
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelJohn Frescheville
Area RaisedDerbyshire
Flag ColourBlue
Flag DesignWhite Piles Wavy
Field ArmiesRupert 1644

Royalist regiment of foot originally based in Derbyshire, later one of the few foot regiments with the King after Naseby

Service History

1643

  • Garrison of Staveley House
  • December: Skirmish at Nottingham?

1644

  • March: Battle of Newark
  • July: Battle of Marston Moor
  • August: Besieged at Staveley House
  • Garrison of Newark

1645

  • July: Taking of Welbeck Abbey?
  • August: Storm of Huntingdon
  • September: Battle of Rowton Heath?
  • November: Besieged at Welbeck Abbey

1646

  • March: Battle of Stow on the Wold?

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

Colonel John Frescheville

Previously captain in Lord Wilmot’s Regiment of Horse, serving at Powick Bridge and Edgehill.

Strength

  • 400 mounted musketeers at the Battle of Newark

See Also

1) Flag image by kind permission of Wargames Designs