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 +======Lord Belasyse’s (Northern) Regiment of Foot======
 +<WRAP right>
 +|**Active**|1644 to 1646|
 +|**Conflicts**|First Civil War|
 +|**Colonel**|Lord Belasyse|
 +|**Area Raised**|Yorkshire|
 +|**Coat Colour**||
 +|**Flag Colour**||
 +|**Flag Design**||
 +|**Field Armies**|Belasyse 1644|
 +//Royalist Yorkshire regiment of foot //
 +===== Service History =====
 +  *March: Repulsed from Bradford
 +  *April: Battle of Selby
 +  *July: Garrison of York during Marston Moor
 +  *July: Besieged at York
 +  *November to May 1646: Besieged at Newark
 +  *May: Surrender at Newark
 +Probably the remains of other Royalist foot regiments were reduced into or brigaded together with Belasyse’s after their disastrous defeat at Selby. It appears that Belasyse’s ‘Selby foot’ remained in garrison at York during Marston Moor. Belasyse later became governor of Newark. ​
 +Belasyse had previously raised a regiment of foot for the Oxford Army, [[royalist:​foot-regiments:​john-lord-belasyse-oxford|Lord Belasyse’s (Oxford) Regiment of Foot]], that remained in the South under Sir Theophilus Gilby
 +=====Coats and 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). ​
 +====Lord Belasyse====
 +[[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​John_Belasyse,​_1st_Baron_Belasyse|John,​ 1st Baron Belasyse]]
 +=====See Also======
 +===== Links =====