Lord Loughborough’s Regiment of Foot

Active1643 to 1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelLord Loughborough
Area RaisedNorth Midlands
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesLoughborough

Royalist regiment of foot serving in the Midlands during the First Civil War.

Service History

1643

  • January: Besieged at Ashby de la Zouch
  • March: Battle of Hopton Heath? (det)
  • April: Siege of Lichfield
  • August: Relief of Eccleshall Castle?
  • September: Repulsed from Leicester?
  • ?: Siege of Tutbury Castle

1644

  • February: Skirmish at Ashbourne
  • March: Battle of Cotes Bridge
  • March: Battle of Newark
  • September: Skirmish at Costock

1645

  • April: Storm of Ledbury
  • May: Storm of Leicester
  • June: Besieged at Leicester
  • September to February 1646: Besieged at Ashby de la Zouch

1646

  • February: Surrender of Ashby de la Zouch

Notes

Based at Ashby de la Zouch and Wilne Ferry. Hastings recruited 150 miners from Cannock to assist in Rupert's siege of Lichfield in April 1643.

Flags

Notable Officers

’Blind Harry’ Hastings, Lord Loughborough

Strength

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