Lord Hawley’s Regiment of Foot

Active1645 to 1646
ConflictsFirst Civil War
ColonelLord Hawley
Area RaisedBristol
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Royalist foot serving in garrison at Bristol

Service History


  • August to September: Besieged at Bristol


  • May to June: Besieged at Oxford


Coats, Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Lord Hawley

Francis Hawley, 1st Baron Hawley, deputy governor of Bristol, he later went into exile.

Officer Lists

From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642

  • Colonel Lord Hawley
  • Lieutenant Colonel Henry Osborne
  • Captain Miles Barry I.O. L + W
  • Captain John Bishop I.O. L + W
  • Captain Christopher Dillon I.O. L + W
  • Captain John Hasset Ment. I.O.
  • Captain William Lewis Ment. I.O.
  • Captain Robert Hawley (1)
  • Captain Henry Osborne
  • Captain William Tynt (2)
  • Captain Volkliere Ment. I.O.
  • Captain Richard Ward (3) + I.O. Surrey
  • Captain Thomas Worly I.O. L + W
  • Lieutenant Robert Atkinson I.O. Somerset to Capt. Lewis
  • Lieutenant Howel Jones I.O. Glocs. to Capt.Dillon
  • Lieutenant Highgate Lone I.O. L + W to Capt. Volkliere
  • Lieutenant Thomas Woorly I.O. L + W to Capt. Hasset
  • Ensign Lewis Jones I.O. Somerset to Capt. Lewis

Sir Charles Petrie CHECK

Contemporary References

From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642

(1) Wiltshire Record Office A1 110 Michalmas 1662 No. 148 Petition of Richard Aprice of Stowell, labourer A souldier under Colonel Bampfield and afterwards under the Command of Captain Robert Hawley in the Regiment of Lord Hawley. No. 149 Certificate signed Robert Hawley that he served under my command.

(2) SP19.21.7

(3) SP Ireland 1661 345.73 Petition of Captain Richard Ward Was muster master in Ireland, then raised a foot Company and came to England and served in the West.

(4) Hawley to Prince Rupert 15th August 1645 Bristol Sir, I am well pleased my little Captain Osborne did so handsomely and his hurt only a mark of honour.


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