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Sir Jonathan Atkins’ Regiment of Foot

ConflictsFirst Civil War
ColonelsSir Jonathan Atkins
Area RaisedCumbria?
Coat ColourUnknown
Flag ColourUnknown
Flag DesignUnknown
Field ArmiesGarrison

Royalist infantry regiment that served as the garrison of Naworth Castle in the First Civil War.

Service History

  • Garrison of Naworth Castle


Garrison of Naworth Castle in Cumbria, little is known of the history of this regiment.

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).

Colonel Sir Jonathan Atkins

Jonathan Atkins (c. 1610-1703) was from Henderskelf in Yorkshire. He married Mary Howard, the eldest daughter of Sir William Howard and Mary Eure of Naworth Castle, on 17 November 1642 and commanded the Castle’s garrison. After the Restoration he was appointed Governor of Guernsey then Governor of Barbados.


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